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