“Negotiator” in the news
Publications and example sentences
· Trump threatens EU, China with tariffs; names Navarro 'lobster king' →
Trump's top trade negotiator, Robert Lighthizer, had proposed a mini-deal with the EU last year that would have reduced barriers for US lobsters, but it never gained traction.
· Minneapolis agrees to ban police chokeholds following death of George Floyd →
Negotiators for Minneapolis have agreed with the state to ban police chokeholds and to require officers to intervene anytime they see unauthorized use of force by another officer.
· Chelsea step up interest in Ben Chilwell but Leicester want at least £60m →
Leicester, who sold Harry Maguire to Manchester United for £85m last summer, are strong negotiators.
· The Guardian view on Brazil and the Amazon: don’t look away →
International trade and climate negotiators have their work cut out.
The China Post
· Minneapolis to ban police chokeholds in wake of Floyd death →
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Negotiators for the city of Minneapolis agreed with the state Friday to ban the use of chokeholds by police and to require officers to report and intervene anytime they see an unauthorized use of force by another officer.
· Brexit: Barnier hints in talks of EU concessions on state aid rules →
In a move immediately welcomed in Downing Street, the bloc’s chief negotiator declined to publicly back the EU’s opening demand that the UK incorporate Brussels’ state aid rules into its domestic legislation.
The Wall Street Journal
· Brexit Talks Stall, Prompting Leaders to Intervene →
The European Union’s chief negotiator, Michel Barnier, said the negotiations needed some “extra political momentum” if the gaps between the two sides on key issues are to narrow.
· Bentley to cut nearly a quarter of its workforce →
The negotiators have a self-imposed deadline at the end of June by which they will have to agree a deal, an extension beyond 31 December or another compromise.
The New York Times
· How the Coronavirus Makes a No-Deal Brexit More Likely →
But he now predicts a slightly better-than-even chance that the negotiators will fail to come to terms, meaning that Britain would default to trading with the European Union on World Trade Organization terms in 2021 — what is commonly called a “no-deal Brexit.”
· 'Good weekend reading': Barnier says UK backtracking on Brexit declaration – video →
The EU’s chief negotiator says little progress has been made on reaching a post-Brexit agreement, as ‘the UK continues to backtrack’ on commitments agreed to in a political declaration that sets out the framework for the future relationship between the bloc and Britain.