Danish minister slams Brussels 'games' over Brexit

Kristian Jensen, pictured in January , said striking a Brexit deal 'is not rocket science' and is within reach 'if the political will is there'

Kristian Jensen, pictured in January , said striking a Brexit deal 'is not rocket science' and is within reach 'if the political will is there'

The EU is playing a 'game' by stalling Brexit talks in a row over the divorce bill and should reach a 'speedy' deal with Britain, Denmark's finance minister has said.

Kristian Jensen said striking a deal 'is not rocket science' and within reach 'if the political will is there'. 

He urged Brussels to stop moaning that there is not enough time or money to strike a deal and said they will need to reach a 'political compromise'.

Britain is eager to to move on to the next stage of Brexit negotiations and start talks on what Britain's future trade relationship with the bloc will look like.

But EU officials have stubbornly refused to so far, claiming that not enough progress has been made on the Brexit divorce bill. 

Speaking to The Guardian, Mr Jensen said: 'In any political negotiations, there is not enough time, not enough money, not enough this, not enough that. This is part of the game.

'Because what we are dealing with here is not rocket science. We are not speaking about putting a man on Mars or solving the problem of CO2 emissions.

'We are now on the same page … In my view it is rather important we get into

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