EU Commissioner: 50-50 chance of Brexit trade deal

There is a “50-50” chance of the EU striking a trade deal with the United Kingdom, according to Thierry Breton, the EU internal market commissioner, “as there has always been.”

The EU is “extremely clear on the conditions of accessibility of our European market,” said Breton on Friday in an interview on France 2, adding, “We are an open Continent, but we have rules. And whoever wants to access the internal market has to respect these rules.”

Negotiations have continued intensively between Brussels and London this week. On Wednesday, EU chief negotiator Michel Bar

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