Margaritis Schinas

 Could Brexit be delayed?

The European Commission said Britain has not requested a Brexit delay and that any such extension of negotiating time before the divorce could not be open-ended but leading to a concrete result. Speaking at a regular news briefing in …

Is trade war between EU and US on the horizon?

The European Union is ready to react if its industry was hit by US sanctions, European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said. "We have made it clear to the US administration at the highest level that we …

Juncker cancels Davos trip over flu

The president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker has cancelled his visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos after being laid low with stomach flu, the commission’s chief spokesman Margaritis …

Brussels ready to compromise to keep UK in EU

The European Commission is ready to compromise with the UK for the sake of an agreement on reforming the European Union, which would keep the United Kingdom in the ranks of the EU, European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas …