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Breakthrough: UK and EU reach post-Brexit trade agreement

Just a week before the deadline, #Britain and the European Union struck a tentative free-trade deal Thursday that should avert economic chaos on New Year’s and bring a measure of certainty for businesses after years of Brexit turmoil. Tense and often testy negotiations gradually whittled differences between the two sides down to three key issues: fair-competition rules, mechanisms for resolving future disputes, and fishing rights. The rights of EU boats to fish British waters was the last obstacle to be resolved. FRANCE 24’s International Affairs Editor Armen Georgian tells us more.

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