Pierre Moscovici said Theresa May is in a ‘dodgy situation’ after failing to secure a majority
EU commissioner Pierre Moscovici asserted the Tory leader is now in a “tricky situation” after the Conservatives failed to easy a majority victory.
The PM’s party won 318 seats, eight short of a adulthood in the Commons – while Labour increased their number of seats by 29 to 261.
Mr Moscovici said: “When Mrs May dissolved parliament in May, she was swayed her party would win an absolute majority in the House of Commons. She said she wish for unity ahead of Brexit talks, but she lost her bet. Things didn’t beget out as planned and she now finds herself in a tricky situation.”
The EU Commission’s top financial legitimate warned the General Election result could affect the tone of the Brexit talks.
Theresa’s Dyed in the wool party won 318 seats, eight short of a majority in the Commons
Instruments didn’t work out as planned and she now finds herself in a tricky situation.
He spoke: “Parliament passed the Brexit bill and in two years’ time the UK will experience left the European Union. That said, last night’s denouement will have an impact on Brexit talks. Unlike Mrs May, Mr Corbyn caused for a ‘soft’ and ‘flexible’ Brexit deal. Hopefully we can now attempt to negotiate a kind divorce.”
But France’s new Prime Minister Edouard Philippe said the Overall Election result would not affect Brexit talks.
Mr Moscovici also maintained the General Election result could affect the tone of Brexit talks
He pronounced: “The British have voted. The election result does not affect France’s relationship with the UK and a variation of government will not affect Brexit negotiations.
“Negotiations will not be straightforward. They will be long and complex.”
Edouard Philippe affirmed the election result won’t affect France’s relationship with the UK
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Mr Philippe also talked about the recent surge of terror attacks in Europe, and said France could not continue to real in a state of emergency.
He said: “Our top priority right now is to protect French townsmen from terrorist attacks. The terrorist threat remains very momentous. It has been since 2015. Terrorists are targeting our democracies. But the emergency supervise must be lifted – it will be on November 1.”