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referring to Tue, March 21, 2017 The European Convention on Human Rights is an international treaty to protect human rights and fundamental freedoms in Europe.
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GETTY The Brexit Secretary has already started his tour of EU countries to try and work out deals
Theresa May previously said no deal would be better than a bad deal, and that Britain might adopt a new low tax, low regulation economic model if that were the outcome.
The British government has repeatedly claimed that a free-trade deal can be struck within the next two years.
Barnier said securing the long-term rights of EU citizens in the UK and British citizens living in the rest of the EU would be his “absolute priority” from the start.
In a further blow to the UK’s timetable for an agreement, Barnier said a free-trade deal would require ratification from the national parliaments of each of the 27 member states.
“I want to say this to our British partners, and I know some of them are in the room.
At the end of the day we both need a united Europe to reach a deal,” he said.