Saturday could be the most important day in Brescia since the official departure from the European Union to the UK in late January.
Significant gaps remain between the two sides in negotiating a post-Brexit trade agreement.
The EU is the main negotiator Michelle Bernier And his United Kingdom David Frost There is Reached the end of the road.
There is now a “break” and the whole process is being given to the two principals, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen spoke by telephone on Saturday afternoon.
This can unlock the discussion. It could end it.
It is impossible to say what the consequences will be.
For days, the EU and UK sides have been saying that talks between Mr Johnson and Mrs Von der Lane will always end, so in a sense this announcement should not come as a surprise.
He is also more aware of the need for a choreographed victory against Britain in the case of the European Union Treaty.
Worryingly, 36 hours ago, before the current stalemate, both sides said there was a visible path between some complex issues.
This does not mean that Friday’s dispute is serious and the tension is not real.
The current turmoil seems to have probably come after the UK proposal on Thursday as the EU abruptly returns to its old claim of being involved in some EU rules after 1 January, even if they change – a claim that would violate a key line for the UK. .
Some insiders of the UK government suggested on Friday that they were extremely pessimistic.
Brexit never ended with Weimar.
Mr. Johnson himself was always going to play a major role in the play. There was always unrest on both sides.
This final process has now begun with a few more days to fix the result.