Britain not wishing to honor EU's financial obligations to Ukraine

Britain not wishing to honor EU's financial obligations to Ukraine

795
Ukrinform
Britain, in the context of its exit from the European Union, does not feel legally obliged to honor its financial obligations, including with regard to Ukraine.

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, said this in Brussels on Thursday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"This week the UK explained that these obligations will be limited to their last payment to the EU budget before departure. Yet we have joint obligations towards third countries. For example, we have guaranteed long-term loans to Ukraine, together," he said.

He also said that at this stage the EU and Britain had not made sufficient progress in negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the EU.

op


Let’s get started read our news at facebook messenger > > > Click here for subscribe

While citing and using any materials on the internet that are open to search systems, hyperlinks to ukrinform.ua not lower than the first paragraph are mandatory. Citing and using materials in ofline-media, mobile apps, SmartTV are allowed only with receipt of a written permission from "ukrinform.ua". Materials marked Advertising are published based on the advertising rights.

© 2015-2018 Ukrinform. All rights reserved.

Website design Studio Laconica
Extended searchHide extended search
By period:
-