Angela Merkel will approve so many side agreements the UK will leave with 'basically a Brexit deal'

Mail Online | 8/22/2019 | Joel Adams For Mailonline
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The UK will exit the EU without a formal deal but with so many side agreements approved by Angela Merkel 'it's basically a Brexit deal', the editor of Germany's most popular tabloid has predicted.

Julian Reichelt, editor-in-chief of Bild newspaper, told BBC Newsnight the German Chancellor will seek a solution to the Brexit problem that allows her to save face, while still reaching agreements on specific areas of policy.

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Mr Reichelt said that despite tough rhetoric on both sides: 'I would predict that we will end up with something that is still no-deal Brexit, with so many side agreements, that it's basically a Brexit deal.

'That is a classic way of Angela Merkel, not giving in, but giving in. You know, saying what everyone wants to hear and doing what most Germans want.'

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His comments came after Mrs Merkel appeared to give Prime Minister Boris Johnson 30 days to find a solution to the...
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