'We are ready', EU executive says of no-deal Brexit

20 February 2019 - 13:33 By Reuters
Anti-Brexit protesters hold up a sign and a model prop boat outside Downing Street in London, Britain, February 12, 2019.
Anti-Brexit protesters hold up a sign and a model prop boat outside Downing Street in London, Britain, February 12, 2019.
Image: REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo

The European Union is ready for the worst possible Brexit scenario under which Britain would crash out of the bloc with no agreement to mitigate disruption and manage the new relationship, the bloc's executive said on Wednesday.

"We are ready for all possible scenarios, including the worst," European Commission's spokesman Margaritis Schinas told a regular news briefing. 

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