The view from Brussels: EU and UK have already started to soften their positions in Brexit negotiations
Open Europe's Pieter Cleppe argues that both the UK and the EU have shown themselves open to compromise at this early stage in Brexit discussions.
There still are major hurdles to achieving a good Brexit deal, but despite the collective political/media meltdown in Britain following the election, there is actually growing reason to believe a deal can be done.
That’s a good thing for both Britain and the EU.
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