PUBLISHED: 07:53, Tue, Feb 18, 2020 | UPDATED: 07:54, Tue, Feb 18, 2020
Speaking at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles last night, Mr Frost hit out at the EU's demands for a level playing field. The EU has demanded both countries negotiate from that position but the UK has insisted the idea of Brexit is to break away and become an independent nation, this not adhering to EU standards. The negotiator added, Brexit is not a "negotiating position" but the vision for Britain post-2020.
Talks between are set to begin in two weeks but Brussels has warned the UK could face a decade-long struggle to negotiate future customs tariffs.
Mr Johnson has so far maintained the UK will set its own rules and will not follow any EU regulations post-Brexit.
A Government spokesman said: "We want a relationship based on friendly co-operation between sovereign equals, one centred on free trade and inspired by our shared history and values."
As it stands the Brexit transition stage is