Published On: Wed, Sep 16th, 2020

Brexit latest: Manfred Weber threatens Boris Johnson in EU row over UK’s ‘credibility’ | Politics | News

Speaking after European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in the European Parliament, the head of the PPE warned MEPs will vote against a final trade deal agreed between Brussels and the UK if Boris Johnson continues to push for the withdrawal agreement to be overridden. Manfred Weber said: “Here the need of credibilities is really, really big.

“It makes no sense to negotiate a future agreement in the face of a British Prime Minister who is throwing out of the window the agreement that he signed himself.

“Great Britain you are losing your credibility at the global level.

“What I can say is that the European Parliament can never vote for any trade agreement with Great Britain if we cannot trust each other.

“So the upcoming months will be extremely challenging.

“They will shape Europe. Let’s show our citizens that Europe shows solidarity and first of all credibility.”

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