Eire’s Prime Minister (Taoiseach) and Defence Minister Leo Varadkar arrives at a European Union leaders summit after European Parliament elections to debate who ought to run the EU govt for the following 5 years, in Brussels, Belgium Could 28, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Eire’s Prime Minister Leo Varadkar stated he believed the chance of Britain crashing out of the bloc with none divorce settlement was rising with the British Conservatives set to decide on a brand new chief.
“Properly I feel there’s a rising threat of a no deal. There’s a risk that the brand new British prime minister might attempt to repudiate the withdrawal settlement,” he instructed reporters earlier than a gathering of EU leaders in Brussels on Tuesday.
Varadkar additionally stated he would help center-right candidate Manfred Weber for the following European Fee President as a result of he got here from the celebration household in parliament that gained probably the most seats.
Reporting By Jan Strupczewski; modifying by Philip Blenkinsop