EU chief humiliated after barmy jabs blockade snubbed by European leaders who make peace offering to UK
URSULA von der Leyen cut a lonely figure last night after her barmy jabs blockade was snubbed EU leaders who instead made a peace offering to Britain.
After a meeting of European leaders ran late into the evening they resoundingly rejected her cack-handed attempts to restrict shipments of jabs to the UK to spike our soaring rates.
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Germany’s Chancellor Angela Merkel said she wanted a “win-win” situation with Britain, adding she wanted to act “sensibly politically.”
While the Dutch PM Mark Rutte said: We are friends us and the UK and we need each other.”
And he warned production Pfizer’s factory in Belgium would be badly hit by tit-for-tat conflict with Britain.
He expressed hopes Britain and Brussels can do a deal at the weekend “in the spirit of win win”, adding: “A landing spot is possible here.”
Von Der Leyen instead to took aim at AstraZeneca – saying: “Companies have to honour their contract to the European Union before they export to other regions in the world. And this is of course the case with AstraZeneca”Emmanuel Macron could not resist a pop at Brits saying: ‘Every day, when I read the press… they make a case against us saying that it is the EU that is being selfish. This is false!’[/caption]
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French President Emmanuel Macron also turned his focus onto the pharmaceutical giants saying those that “do not respect” delivery schedules should be targeted.
But couldn’t resist a pop at Brits adding: “Every day, when I read the press across the Channel, they make a case against us saying that it is the EU that is being selfish. This is false!”
Earlier old EU boss Jean-Claude Juncker hit out: “Nobody understands why we’re witnessing such a stupid vaccine war.”
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