LONDON — Brexit negotiators Michel Barnier and David Frost agreed Thursday to droop talks “at our degree” after an EU negotiator examined constructive for coronavirus.
The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier announced on Twitter that talks between him and Frost would pause “for a brief interval,” including that “the groups will proceed their work in full respect of pointers.” British negotiators are in Brussels this week for intensive negotiations.
His British counterpart David Frost mentioned he remained in “shut contact” with Barnier and thanked the European Fee “for his or her rapid assist and help.”
“The well being of our groups comes first,” Frost tweeted.
A Downing Road spokesperson mentioned: “We’re discussing with [the Commission] the implications for the negotiations. We’ve been, and can proceed to behave consistent with public well being pointers and to make sure the well being and welfare of our groups.”