Minister-president pleads for a soft Brexit
On 21 September, BBC Newsnight interviewed Minister-president Geert Bourgeois about the Brexit. Bourgeois repeated his plea for a soft Brexit. His colleagues in Bavaria and Hauts-de-France, who also appeared in the broadcast, shared the same point of view. The Minister-president hopes that the future trade relations with the UK will have as few obstacles as possible.
The next round of negotiations between the UK and EU will start on 25 September.