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Departing UK ambassador to EU criticizes government in email

Wed Jan 04 01:01:56 EST 2017 | Townhall.com
LONDON (AP) — Britain's outgoing ambassador to the European Union has strongly criticized the government's approach to Brexit negotiations in a blistering farewell email to his staff. Ivan Rogers said Prime Minister Theresa May's government has been hindered by "ill-founded arguments" and "muddled thinking" in its approach to the upcoming talks to pull Britain out of the EU. The negotiations are expected to take two years. His harsh critiques, likely to embarrass the government in the run-up to ..

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LONDON (AP) — Britain's outgoing ambassador to the European Union has strongly criticized the government's approach to Brexit negotiations in a blistering farewell email to his sta..
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