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EU open to Brexit talks but refuses to modify divorce deal

Aug 06, 2019 - Associated Press Financial Wire

BRUSSELS (AP) - The European Union says its door remains open should British Prime Minister Boris Johnson want to discuss his country's departure from the bloc but it insists that the Brexit divorce agreement cannot be renegotiated.

EU Commission spokeswoman Annika Breidthardt said Tuesday that the Brexit agreement "is the best possible deal" that Britain is going to get.

Johnson says he will take Britain out of the EU on Oct. 31 with or without a deal, raising fears of a damaging no...