The European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier expressed doubts over the UK's proposal for keeping open its border with Ireland after Brexit next year, during a press conference in Brussels on Friday. Barnier also noted that the UK «seems to want to maintain all the benefits of the current relationship» with the European Union. However he warned London that it wouldn't be possible... Еще. «The UK has decided to leave the European Union; we respect this democratic decision and its implementation; the United Kingdom must accept the consequences. If the EU wants to build a new relationship, they need a base of trust, they also need more realism about what is and what will be possible and what is not,» Barnier said.