China News Agency, Berlin, December 24 (Reporter Peng Dawei) In response to the EU and the UK’s announcement on the 24th that they reached an agreement on the relationship between the UK and the UK after Brexit, German Chancellor Merkel said that the agreement clearly regulates the future relations between the EU and the UK. , Has historical significance.
She emphasized that the agreement has laid the foundation for a new chapter in the relationship between the two sides, and the UK will remain an important partner of Germany and the EU in the future.
The President of the European Commission von der Lein and the chief representative of the EU's "Brexit" negotiations, Michel Barnier, announced the news at a press conference in Brussels on the 24th.
British Prime Minister Johnson also announced the news in London on the same day.
Merkel issued a statement on the same day that the German federal government is fully reviewing the text of the agreement, "as to whether Germany will support the negotiation results reached today, we will soon come to a conclusion."
Merkel stated that she is quite convinced that the German government will give a "good conclusion" after reviewing the text of the agreement.
The German Federal Cabinet will hold a conference call on the morning of the 28th of this month to unify its views on Germany's position on the British "Brexit" agreement and reach a resolution around the agreement.
Merkel said that the agreement reached between the EU and the United Kingdom will come into effect after the European Parliament voted through it.
"The agreement lays the foundation for us to open a new chapter in the relationship between the two sides. The United Kingdom-even if it is no longer part of the EU-will still be an important partner of Germany and the EU." (End)