Ursula von der Leyen – 2020 Statement on a Deal Between the UK and the EU

The statement made by Ursula von der Leyen, the President of the European Commission, on 9 December 2020.

We had a lively & interesting discussion on the state of play on outstanding issues.

We understand each other’s positions. They remain far apart.

The teams should immediately reconvene to try to resolve these issues. We will come to a decision by the end of the weekend.