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EU politician Breton says Brexit is "catastrophe" for UK

CommoditiesOct 26, 2021 03:46AM ET
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© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: European Commissioner in Charge of Internal Market Thierry Breton speaks on during a news conference on security and cybersecurity strategy at the EU headquarters in Brussels, Belgium June 23, 2021. Kenzo Tribouillard/Pool via REUTERS

PARIS (Reuters) - Thierry Breton, the French politician who is also the European Commission's internal market commissioner, said on Tuesday that Brexit was a "catastrophe" for the United Kingdom.

"Look at what is happening on the supermarket shelves, look at what is happening at the petrol pumps, look at what is happening with the shortage of nurses and doctors, look at what is happening with the shortage of truck drivers, look at what is happening in the construction sector," Breton told BFM TV.

"What is currently happening is a real drama," he added.

EU politician Breton says Brexit is "catastrophe" for UK
 

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John Laurens
John Laurens Oct 26, 2021 4:28AM ET
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lmfao ~ Actually, it's the EU that is doing poorly.. project much there mop head?
Miriam Morkhul
Miriam Morkhul Oct 26, 2021 3:50AM ET
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I take it it means the opposite. Shortage of fuel is a manufactured crisis. Supply shock is manufactured. Now the central planners say it's because of sovereignity and drive for local power and democracy. Okey sure.
 
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