October 10, 2017 / 1:07 PM / 11 days ago

'Brexit not a game,' EU's Barnier says

LONDON (Reuters) - “Brexit is not a game,” the European Union’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, told British reporters on Tuesday when asked if the ball was in the EU’s court to make the next move.

Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis and European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier hold a joint news conference on progress in this week's latest round of negotiations on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, Belgium September 28, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

Britain and its EU partners clashed on Monday over which side should make the next move to unblock the talks, with both sides saying “the ball” is in the other side’s court.

Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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