Von der Leyen evokes memory of Thatcher on Brexit stalemate

September 16, 2020

The President of the European Commission quoted the former British PM Margaret Thatcher this morning when she talked about the current impasse in trade talks between the EU and the UK.

During her State of the Union address to the European Parliament this morning, Ursula von der Leyen recalled Mrs Thatcher’s views on breaking treaties.

She told MEPs there was very little time left to negotiate a trade deal between the bloc and the UK.

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