Irish foreign minister says EU will not be rushed in post-Brexit negotiations: BBC

LONDON (Reuters) – Irish foreign minister Simon Coveney said on Sunday the European Union would not be rushed in negotiations with Britain to thrash out their post-Brexit relationship.

“The European Union will approach this on the basis of getting the best deal possible – a fair and balanced deal to ensure that the UK and the EU can interact as friends in the future – but the EU will not be rushed on this,” he told the BBC.

(Reporting by William James; Editing by Mark Potter)