Former EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has been appointed as Ursula von der Leyen’s special adviser on the implementation of the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement and on the finalisation of the bilateral trade and cooperation agreement, the Commission said in an announcement on Tuesday.
The deal reached with the UK on December 24 means that the mandate of the Task Force for Relations with the UK (UKTF) will come to an end on March 1. To cover the needs of the implementation and monitoring…
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