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EU's head-negotiator for Brexit tested positive for COVID-19

Michel Barnier announced this on his Twitter account. Other MEP's may be infected as well.

Posted on Mar 19 ,10:14

EU's head-negotiator for Brexit tested positive for COVID-19

The EU"s head negotiator for Brexit, Michel Barnier announced today that he is infected with coronavirus. Barnier made the announcement on his Twitter account and informed that he and his team have been placed in quarantine. "I would like to inform you that I have tested positive for COVID-19. I am doing well and in good spirits. I am following all the necessary instructions, as is my team. For all those affected already, and for all those currently in isolation, we will get through this together," tweeted the French Member of the European Parliament (MEP). Over the last 5 days, Barnier had different meetings related to Brexit negotiating process as its Tweeter account reveals. On March 13, the MEP tweeted "We’ve sent a draft agreement on new
EU-UK partnership to EP & Council for discussion. It shows an ambitious and comprehensive future relationship is possible. We must give ourselves every chance of success. We will publish the text after our exchanges in the European Parliament and look forward to working with Great Britain".

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