The government of Emmanuel Macron is preparing plans to replace French as the official "working language" of the EU when France takes over the presidency of the EU Council in January 2022, a diplomat was quoted as saying by Politico. Paris sees its first post-Brexit leadership in the union as an opportunity to push its native language for the lingua franca of Brussels.
Foreign Affairs Minister Bogdan Aurescu thanked visiting European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic for the intense efforts made to ensure the proper implementation of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, as well as of the agreements governing the post-Brexit relations between the European Union and the United Kingdom, the Foreign Ministry said i
EU officials suggest it could be used as a protein boost
The UK government has announced its decision to delay deadlines for changing border controls in relation to the import of products from the EU into the UK with six months.
In an announcement yesterday the UK government said that it has reviewed time frame originally set out for its changed trading relationship with the EU.