Boris Johnson smiles as he hints EU will crack under Brexit pressure

BORIS JOHNSON remained confident that the EU would eventually buckle on Brexit negotiations and allow changes be made to the withdrawal agreement as he insisted it was not in their “best interest.”

PUBLISHED: 12:23, Mon, Jul 1, 2019 | UPDATED: 12:24, Mon, Jul 1, 2019

Tory leadership favourite Boris Johnson appeared to call the EU’s bluff on the Brexit stance of political leaders. After hearing extracts from Leo Varadkar, Angela Merkel and Jean-Claude Juncker, Mr Johnson appeared confident that the EU will eventually allow for changes and reopen Brexit negotiation talks. Sky News’ Sophy Ridge began by saying: “We are talking about the reality of how we are going to get Brexit done. 

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“You and I both know that if you are so certain to leave at the end of October then there is a chance that is significantly less than a million to one that we will leave with no deal.

“I just want to read to you some quotes from EU leaders, in the last month alone.

“Jean-Claude Juncker: There will be no more negotiations as far as the contents of the withdrawal agreement is concerned.

“Leo Varadkar: There is no withdrawal agreement without a backstop, Angela Merkel: The exit agreement has been finalised.

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Boris Johnson Sophy Ridge BrexitBoris Johnson smiled as he confidently called the bluff of the EU on the Brexit withdrawal bill (Image: Sky News)

Boris Johnson Sophy Ridge BrexitBoris's interview with Sophy Ridge was held in a classroom as a nod to his education commitments (Image: Sky News )

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