Johnson and von der Leyen to speak on Brexit – Spectator reporter

EU Commission President von der Leyen meets British PM Johnson in Brussels
FILE PHOTO: European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen welcomes British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Brussels, Belgium December 9, 2020. Olivier Hoslet/Pool via REUTERS

December 18, 2020

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen are expected to speak in the next 48 hours on Brexit trade talks, a Spectator reporter said.

“It is expected that Boris Johnson and Ursula von der Leyen will speak again in the next 48 hours,” James Forsyth said. “U.K. looking for a sign that the EU is prepared to move on fish.”

(Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge)