Raab: EU fears Britain ‘might do rather well’ outside bloc

The EU is worried that Britain “might do rather well” outside the bloc, according to U.K. Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab.

At a working dinner last week, U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen set today as the day for a “firm decision” about the future of the talks.

Raab told Sky News that a Brexit deal depended on what the EU “is willing at a political level to commit to.”

“We want to be treated like any other independent self-respecting democracy. If the EU can accept that at a political level, then there’s every reason to be confident but there is still, I think, a long way to go,” he said.

“The EU is concerned that actually Britain might do rather

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