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Ursula von der Leyen: Hard Brexit is the most likely scenario

European Commission President, Ursula von der Leyen, briefed the EU's heads of state and government about the status of negotiations with the UK Friday morning, and things do not look encouraging for businesses.

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The situation is tough, and the probability of a no-deal Brexit is greater than the likelihood of an agreement, the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, told the European heads of state and government Friday morning during the current EU summit, according to a high-ranking EU official.

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