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by sabenapilot
Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

UK got trapped by its "closest ally" at a time while not having a functioning government. Indeed, in international diplomacy, weaknesses are never left unexploited for very long: the USA demonstrated this rather cynically and without much delay to that self-proclaimed 'closest aly': fearf...

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by sabenapilot
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:12 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

I am looking forward to the day, just for the joy of seeing all the "But... but this is not supposed to happen this way....". Then again ... they 1984ed the easiest negotiations/trade dreals and so on away quite successful too. No worries, the man who was supposed to secure that deal with...

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by sabenapilot
Sat Jul 20, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

The British Royal Marines seized an Iranian tanker last week in accordance to #EU Syrian sanctions. #Iran have now captured 2 #British tankers against international law. Not one word from the EU denouncing this action only support from our #American cousins. And yet some deluded EU cheerleaders wil...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Your own link shows the UK preferred process to the negotiations " Until now, British prime minister Theresa May had insisted that both discussions should be held in parallel l", until she rolled over on EU insistence that only 2 phases are in place for the negotiations period, negotiatio...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

David Cameron made it quite clear that we will be leaving the customs union & single market during the referenda debate Lots of things were said during the campaign that were either wrong or complete lies. It's amusing that you continue to put so much weight on what an ex-politician said years ...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Jul 19, 2019 8:25 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Brussels (…) refused to negotiate the future relationship untill the WA was signed, it’s a matter of public record that this was going to happen by them irrespective of a soft or hard exit. Right after Brexit, Britain can negotiate a FTA with the EU which -by your own statements- will solve the iss...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

BoJo continues to spread nonsense and make a fool of himself! https://www.food.gov.uk/business-guidance/distance-selling-mail-order-and-delivery Meanwhile, the EC added insult to injury for BoJo by pointing out that not only the unnecessary rules (dixit BoJo) on the transport of kippers are entirel...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Jul 18, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Careful now: it seems that pretty much everything which says 'Withdrawal Agreement' on the lid, is currently unpalatable to the UK! Of course that’s the case: there are not multiple WA to choose from. There's only ever going to be a single WA, since it's the name for the agreement which will allow ...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Jul 18, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

it seems like BoJo just got a pre-emptive headcount of his 'majority' in case he wants to persue a no deal brexit: MPs just passed an amendment which seeks to block any attempt by a future government to prorogue parliament to ensure a no-deal, with a majority of 41(!). There has never been a majori...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Jul 18, 2019 2:31 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Sabenapilot, that is exactly what should have happened. If the politicians had just been honest in the first place, How could they be.....they created the situation which led to DC granting the referendum and they have done everything since then to ensure that the results of the vote are never impl...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Another idea from the EU is that the UK needn't pick its FINAL position from the famous slide on the different stages of EU collaboration yet. The UK could for instance decide to just drop down one step (to the Norway+ model) by the end of October, thus honouring its promise to leave, while at the ...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Jul 16, 2019 10:07 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

A Barnier type of person would do the UK well, because you got to give it to the EU: they have an EXCELLENT chief negotiator: he's on the job, into the details and sticking to facts only, leaving out the high emotions both during the press moments as well as behind closed doors… I actually have sai...

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by sabenapilot
Mon Jul 15, 2019 8:26 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

I think there is too much heat in the debate which translates into frustration on both sides of the negotiations parties. Overall I don’t have much faith in the 2 contenders for the top job either, but to get the nation moving forward we need to leave on exit day (31 Oct) A Barnier type of person w...

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by sabenapilot
Sun Jul 14, 2019 7:28 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

but realilty is the UK is going to be in a very a weak position regarding ALL of its future trade negotiations - not just those with the EU - regardless the WA. I have to disagree here - negotiations with other nations will not have the animosity and malevolence.displayed like the current relations...

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by sabenapilot
Sat Jul 13, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

I understand what you're saying, but allow me to point out there is a time limit to the provisions of the WA on regulatory alignment: it is until the FTA kicks in. When you are saying you want an measurable time limit set in the WA, it's actually the same as saying you're not (sure to be) signing u...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Jul 12, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Ok, but what kind of a decision would that have to be, and on who's authority was this decision to be taken then? Either you're a democracy and you're trying to build concensus around a majority position, or you're actually advocating a dictatorship in which 1 person pushes through his point-of-view...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

With regards to suspening parliament or refusing to table bills to ensure MP's cannot have a say i have often thought for the fanatical "Brexit at any cost" crowd the democracy is their percived end point - it does not necessarily need to be part of the process as long as Brexit is achiev...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Jul 12, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

A101 wrote:
@ sabenapilot I just read your post I haven't got the time at the moment for a proper reply, but ill get back to you ASAP


No worries, it's not like we're going to solve anything here, are we? :)

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by sabenapilot
Fri Jul 12, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Let me put it this way I’m not in total opposition to the WA only certain aspects, I’m not against remain in full alignment during the transition period, it makes good economic and regulatory sence untill a firm date to change over to the new operating regime is implemented . My main beef is that t...

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by sabenapilot
Fri Jul 12, 2019 6:45 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Hence the need to negotiate and as per A50 sec2 take into account the future relationship, the EU wanted to bind the UK to a position without knowing the future terms and conditions, in other words putting the cart before the horse This particular remark and proposal to the EU to take things forwar...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Jul 11, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Ambassador resigns after Trump commentary leaked
Replies: 37
Views: 1263

Re: UK Ambassador resigns after Trump commentary leaked

The ambassador resigned because he was stupid enough to put something like this in writing. If at this point you still don't understand that everything you write down, ever, well eventually come back and bite you in the ass, then you have no business running a lemonade stand, let alone an embassy Y...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Ambassador resigns after Trump commentary leaked
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Views: 1263

Re: UK Ambassador resigns after Trump commentary leaked

Meanwhile, even The Sun is now picking up the theory that this is something fabricated by Brexiteers, as there's now an avalange of criticism on BoJo's very telling silence over all of this all throughout politics and the media in Britain: https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/9481492/boris-johnson-sir-kim-...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Jul 11, 2019 8:54 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Ambassador resigns after Trump commentary leaked
Replies: 37
Views: 1263

Re: UK Ambassador resigns after Trump commentary leaked

In short they are betting on the fool to give them a brilliant trade deal and they give up the most comprehensive trade deal. Sounds perfectly sane and reasonable, Well, in their defense, it's not like it was their grand plan for Brexit back in 2016 at all, it's just that today, it's basically the ...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:27 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Ambassador resigns after Trump commentary leaked
Replies: 37
Views: 1263

Re: UK Ambassador resigns after Trump commentary leaked

I don't agree with the headline: "UK Ambassador resigns after Trump commentary leaked". It should read: UK Ambassador resigns after a Twitter rant of Trump. A head of state should not react to an Ambassador of another country and certainly not by insulting another head of state, the Ambas...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: UK Ambassador resigns after Trump commentary leaked
Replies: 37
Views: 1263

Re: UK Ambassador resigns after Trump commentary leaked

An alternative line of thinking is that this got leaked from within the administration itself, with the aim of having the ambassador seen replaced by the new PM with someone who's public mission it will be to be Trump's BFF. Let's not forget the UK is currently in the middle of a Brexit process whic...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Jul 10, 2019 6:35 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

The new EU Commission President-designate Ursula von der Leyen has today made it clear to the EP she's unwilling to re-open discussions on the WA, regardless who's to be the British PM soon. She is willing to offer more time for the UK and is thus open to yet another extension to allow for a policy ...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Jul 10, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Firstly I don't think he will do it, Secondly parliament voted to invoke A50 and knew the default position, if you don't like the default potential outcome then they should not have invoked Thirdly it gives the PM some breathing space to actually go to Brussels to see if they will renegotiate the W...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Jul 10, 2019 10:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

The truth is that you are prepared to do anything, prepared to take any cost (for Brittian, you have a get out of the country-free card), prepared to dissolve British democracy and constitution itself as long as you have your precious Brexit. Bags the reason why? Just trolling? well you had your li...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

History. Common culture / language. That may have been true 30 years ago, but demografics are quickly shifting in the USA: the election of D. Trump to the presidency may have hiden it from view (maybe it was even a reaction to it in a certain way after Obama made it obvious to all), but the USA are...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Jul 09, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

So, it looks like a lot of hot air continues from the UK politicians, maybe that is why the record temperatures in Europe. :P I don't know. The recent way of nominating a successor to Jean-Claude Juncker by ignoring candidates from the spitzenkandidaten process because the Council couldn't agree in...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Jul 09, 2019 10:03 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

More of the 'Have our cake and eat it', more than 3 years AFTER the referendum? And this man is supposed to bring a fresh new look at the brexit mess he helped create? Seems like even the believer-in-chief doesn't truly believe in a hard brexit himself; otherwise why would he keep on looking for way...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:49 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Debt crises Argentina style? That’s mostly made up of bond holders and trade, where’s the UK majority of it Is contribution to EU annual budgets up to 2020; Payment of outstanding commitments; and financing liabilities up to the end of 2020. After that it’s made up of pensions up to around 2060. Al...

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by sabenapilot
Thu Jul 04, 2019 7:33 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Well the bill isn't GBP39bn anymore as the UK is currently still paying the EU for its membership.... Thus in essence, the UK is already paying part of the divorce bill as we speak.(…) the bill was set as of end of March 2019 and the amount the UK has paid over the previous 3 months (which will bec...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

What's wrong with the people having a vote on the negotiated terms under which they will leave the EU? After all, if a cash handover of at least £39BN isn't worth a public vote any longer… Especially since the Brexit wasn't defined at all: Cameron said leaving everything, e.g. hard Brexit and Farag...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Jul 03, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Reason for this is ministers in Britain have indicated that the UK would unilaterally have to remove tariffs on all imports in a 'no-deal' Brexit to prevent a sudden spike in prices for British consumers. The Canadians believe this will provide far better terms for Canadian producers selling into t...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Jul 03, 2019 1:01 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Canada refusing to roll over CETA in case of 'no deal' Brexit! https://www.buzzfeed.com/alexspence/canada-is-refusing-to-roll-over-its-eu-trade-agreement-for For months, Britain has been pushing the Canadians to guarantee continuity by rolling over CETA even in a 'no-deal' scenario. However, Canada...

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by sabenapilot
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:13 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
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Views: 5078

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

As such, simply saying we will have a UK-EU FTA cannot be the answer to the question that has not been resolved since referendum, of the nature of our future EU relationship. It is further can-kicking, and the question must be asked of those advocating an FTA, what are you prepared to concede in an...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

BTW - congrats to my country's PM on becoming President of the European Council to succeed Donald Tusk! He's already the second Belgian to hold this high office since it's creation about a decade ago. Oh yes, congratulations on his elevation to President of the European Council having seen his gove...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

I'm sure the UK's turn could still come: BoJo may very well be our next EUCO Pres even! After failing to take the UK out of Europe and losing the GE to Corbyn, that is. ;) Perish the thought! Although I'm not sure Corbyn could win an election - he'd have to actually take a position on something ;) ...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:13 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

BTW - congrats to my country's PM on becoming President of the European Council to succeed Donald Tusk! He's already the second Belgian to hold this high office since it's creation about a decade ago. Oh yes, congratulations on his elevation to President of the European Council having seen his gove...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Jul 02, 2019 8:04 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

No. The entire European Election campaign was conducted under the auspices of the Spitzenkandidat system. We were told that the next President of the European Commission would be one of the lead candidates. Either Weber of the EPP, Timmermans of the S&D, or (long shot) maybe even Verhofstadt of...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Have all of you Europhiles managed to decide who is going to be the next unelected Commission President yet? Or are you all still fighting in the sandpit? Let me see: a group of elected politicians elect their next leader... I'd swear something very similar is happening right now in the UK, isn't i...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Jul 02, 2019 2:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
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Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Bilateral trade deals are far more effective and easier to negotiate, since they do not need to take into account the whims of 27 countries. It means that better, bespoke terms can be negotiated - to the benefit of both parties. I'm sure Mercosur is very eager to cut the United Kingdom a far better...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
Replies: 2046
Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-48838498 EU Anthem. Ridiculous And a very smart move too (not)! Trying to offend the negotiating partner you're eager to do a deal with, always works well. Seems like some British still politicians haven't woken up to the new reality yet: as of the moment of ...

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by sabenapilot
Tue Jul 02, 2019 11:42 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement
Replies: 101
Views: 5078

Re: EU and Mercosur Reach Free Trade Agreement

Well I have to say Macrone just made some good points with me. I suppose you are referring to French President Macron's one-to-one with Brasil's President Bolsanero, in which the French made it clear they would reject any deals with countries that withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement as Bolsan...

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by sabenapilot
Mon Jul 01, 2019 1:45 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

To be honest, I'm not surprised Tory members would rather call off Brexit than allow Corbyn to become Prime Minister. I would hazard a guess that if the boot was on the other foot and if Labour was in power at this time they too would rather cancel than allow the Tories to get in to power. In fact,...

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by sabenapilot
Sat Jun 29, 2019 11:33 am
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Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Oh boy... You still have a lot of reading up to do: 'trading freely' does not mean 'no customs checks'. The technology does not exist to somehow magically unite the 2, otherwise it would have been in use at other EU borders with special status too: Norway, Turkey, Switzerland... Either you have lega...

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by sabenapilot
Sat Jun 29, 2019 10:01 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

So in short, A101, you genuinely believe the UK can have a WA-replacing FTA with the EU that allows: - to have different standards AND - an open border with the EU via the RoI? :rotfl: With ideas like that on what will be possible via a FTA, no wonder the EU is insisting on a backstop! If you want t...

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by sabenapilot
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:22 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

The UK government negotiated and agreed on a deal. But its up to Parliament to pass and ratify it as an act of law (…) Again, that's a purely domestic legal issue and none of our business in the EU, really. From the moment the WA takes effect, the UK won't be in the EU any longer and so the WA beco...

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by sabenapilot
Sat Jun 29, 2019 8:07 am
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Topic: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau
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Views: 109007

Re: Brexit part 6: Encore un moment Monsieur le Bourreau

Both sides negotiated and gave concessions. Both sides agreed. The impasse on Northern Ireland was agreed in 2017. It’s called the backstop. This was a precondition to discussing the withdrawal agreement. The UK changed its mind. The EU gave the UK 6 months to come up with a better plan. Since then...

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