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Day: August 24, 2019

Tusk to PM: don’t be Mr No deal
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Tusk to PM: don’t be Mr No deal

    Donald Tusk has told Boris Johnson not to “go down in history as ‘Mr No Deal’”. Speaking at the G7 summit in Biarritz, where the pair will meet later this weekend, the European council president noted that Johnson would be the third British Tory leader with whom he has discussed Brexit, after David Cameron and Theresa May. Tusk said he was “willing to listen to ideas that are operational, realistic and acceptable to all EU member states, including Ireland, if and when the UK government is ready to [put them forward]. The one thing I will not cooperate on is no deal, and I still hope that Prime Minister Johnson will not like to go down in history as ‘Mr No Deal’.” Johnson will arrive in Biarritz on Saturday afternoon, having visited Berlin and Paris, in search of a ...