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Old 17th Jan 2019, 18:30
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Originally Posted by Sallyann1234 View Post
You're right of course. The EU never were, and never will, give us the sweet deal promised by Boris and company. It was always out of the question.

So why did Mr Tusk offer exactly that 2 years ago?

“From the very beginning, the EU offer has been not just a Canada deal, but a 'Canada plus plus plus' deal. Much further-reaching on trade, on internal security and on foreign policy cooperation. This is a true measure of respect. And this offer remains in place,” said Tusk in a prepared statement.

By "Canada plus plus plus," Tusk is referring to a souped-up free-trade agreement — like the one that the EU has with Canada but with add-ons."
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