September 26, 2018 / 11:07 AM / a month ago

EU negotiator seeks orderly Brexit, new partnership respecting UK sovereignty

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union’s negotiator Michel Barnier said on Wednesday that he was working for a Brexit deal and a future cooperation model with Britain that would respect the UK’s sovereignty.

FILE PHOTO: European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier attends an EU's General Affairs Council in Brussels, Belgium, September 18, 2018. REUTERS/Yves Herman

Barnier said after meeting the head of the European Economic and Social Committee, which represents trade unions and employers: “We are working for an orderly Brexit and a new partnership that respects the UK’s sovereignty, as well as the founding principles of the EU, such as the integrity of the single market.”

Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska

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