Our economics editor finds a late compromise on electric cars in the full post-Brexit trade deal. Ambassadors from the member states were briefed on the contents of the deal on Friday by Michel Barnier, who led Brussels' negotiating team in the talks with the UK. They have written to beson European Parliament to say they intend to take a decision hot pussy baltimore maryland the preliminary application of the deal within days, but must first review genson than 1, s of legal text.
The meeting suggests the deal will be implemented without any political opposition from the Continent, but formal ratification will take place in January after it comes into force.
The timing of the deal has already forced politicians and officials in the UK and Brussels to tear up Christmas plans. MPs and peers will be called back to Westminster on December 30 to vote on the deal.
Boris Johnson has hailed the deal as a "new beginning" for Britain that resolves the European question that has "bedevilled" British politics for generations. Late haggling meant the deal was not concluded until Christmas Eve, days before current trading arrangements expire at the end of December.
Sebastian Fischer, a spokesman for the German presidency of the Council of the EU, joked that he was looking forward to the diplomats' meeting "because nothing is more fun than to celebrate Christmas among socially distanced colleagues". Mexico inoculated its first person against COVID, amid a pandemic that has killedpeople in the country and battered the economy, celebrating a Christmas roll-out.
And this means that I can go on now with more security, to move ahead in this war against an invisible enemy. Wednesday's shipment contained only 3, doses of the vaccine.
Chile received the first 10, doses of a million order of the Pfizer vaccine on Thursday, with inoculations of health workers beginning immediately, while in Argentina, somedoses of Russia's Sputnik V vaccine arrived from Moscow. But brazil has received 5.
Brazil's right-wing President Jair Bolsonaro, however, has pledged not to take any coronavirus vaccine even if its approved by Brazil's health authorities.