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I'm worried' Nigel Farage fears Theresa May 'won't make much progress' on Brexit in 2017

I'm worried' Nigel Farage fears Theresa May 'won't make much progress' on Brexit in 2017
NIGEL FARAGE has aired concerns that the UK will not have “made very much progress” on Brexit by the end of the year under Theresa May.

By AJAY NAIR published: 18:03, Sun, Jan 29, 2017


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The former Ukip leader praised the Prime Minister’s landmark Brexit speech but blasted her chances of making headway on the EU divorce this year.

Speaking to Andrew Neil on the BBC’s Sunday Politics, the MEP said Autocrats had their mind preoccupied with elections in Europe and did not see Brexit as a priority.

“I have a feeling we may be in for a very frustrating 2017,” he said. “The mood, as I can see it in Brussels, is that negotiating with Britain is not a priority.

“They’re far more worried about Dutch elections, French elections, German elections, possibly even Italian elections, and I worry that by the end of this year we may not have made very much progress.”

Let me predict by the end of this year you will find a European Union who frankly don’t want to talk to us

He said a proposed state visit from Donald Trump would “bring things into focus”.

Mr Farage added: “What if by the middle of June, for argument’s sake, the Americans say ‘we’ve reached this position with the British, we’ve compromised on the tough stuff – food standards and things like that – we’re ready to sign a deal now.

“And then May has to say ‘well actually I can’t sign until Mr Juncker says’.”

Neil interrupted and insisted “you can’t” before the Brexiteer replied: “Well you can, what could they do to us? They can’t throw us out, we’re leaving anyway.”

Mr Farage then said countries all over the world would be ready to talk business with the UK but it would not be ready to strike any deals.

“Let me predict by the end of this year you will find a European Union who frankly don’t want to talk to us,” he said.

“And we’ll find countries all around the world that want to get on and do things and that is going to be the big tension for May over the course of this year.”

A petition to block President Trump’s state visit has racked up more than 200,000 signatures in the matter of hours following his Muslim travel ban.

http://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/760364/nigel-farage-theresa-may-brexit-deal-progess-2017-european-union

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