Brexit LIVE: Finally Truss gets tough! Liz' EU lashing hailed as she stands up for Brits


The Foreign Secretary will be meeting with vice president of the European Commission Maroš Šefčovič on Thursday for their first face-to-face talks.

Ahead of their meeting, Truss took a hard line approach, indicating she plans to stick up for Britons if the EU refuses to budge, saying: “I will trigger Article 16 if the EU does not cooperate.”

Welcoming the comments, reader Emma Grate said: “The European Union is financially insecure.

“If we can’t get a beneficial deal on our terms now we never will.

“The best option is WTO no control from the EU whatsoever.”


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