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Bavarian scepticism towards European Commission’s Brexit negotiation stance

Following David Davis' speech in Berlin, Open Europe's Leopold Traugott looks at criticism towards the EU's Brexit negotiation strategy coming from the CSU's ranks.

Bayernkurier (the official magazine of the CSU), has published an article, titled “Brexit – Germany’s Risk”, in which the paper’s foreign editor voices his scepticism about the current negotiating position of the EU.  He warns that “Brussels demands from London [a payment worth] at least six full annual net contributions to the budget and a customs border between England and Northern Ireland.  This cannot go well.”  

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