By Larisa Brown for the Daily Mail
Published: 00:00 BST, 5 September 2020 | Updated: 00:00 BST, 5 September 2020
The latest round of Brexit talks could be doomed to failure before they have even begun, Britain’s chief negotiator warned yesterday.
David Frost said that Brussels’ demands on fishing and state subsidies could ‘limit the progress’ made in talks next week.
In a sign the UK could be edging closer to a No Deal Brexit, Mr Frost said: ‘The EU still insists we change our positions on state aid and fisheries if there are to be substantive textual discussions on anything else. From the very beginning we have been clear about what we can accept in these areas, which are fundamental to our status as an independent country.
David Frost said that Brussels’ demands on fishing and state subsidies could ‘limit the progress’ made in talks next week
‘We will negotiate constructively but the EU’s stance may, realistically, limit the progress we can make next week.’
His comments on Twitter came after EU negotiator Michel Barnier said that while Britain can