Raab accuses EU of political posturing before Johnson talks

Complaints about lack of detail mask unwillingness to move position, says foreign secretaryFollow the day’s political developments - liveDominic Raab has set out an uncompromising UK stance before key Brexit talks, insisting the EU has been...

Raab accuses EU of political posturing before Johnson talks

Complaints about lack of detail mask unwillingness to move position, says foreign secretary

Dominic Raab has set out an uncompromising UK stance before key Brexit talks, insisting the EU has been given sufficient details of alternatives to the Irish backstop and that it must now show “the political will” to make a deal.

With Boris Johnson due to meet Jean-Claude Juncker for a working lunch in Luxembourg, the foreign secretary argued that the EU complaint that it remained in the dark about UK Brexit policy specifics was “political posturing”.

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