France has taken note of British PM’s letter to Donald Tusk
United Kingdom – Press briefing by the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs Deputy Spokesperson (excerpt)
Paris, 20 August 2019
Q. – What’s your reaction to the British Prime Minister’s letter to Donald Tusk proposing a solution to replace the backstop?
THE SPOKESPERSON – We took note of yesterday’s letter from the British Prime Minister which formalizes announcements made since he took office on the subject of the backstop. We will study the content of this letter with our European partners and European institutions, while noting that the proposals it contains have already been formulated and discussed by the negotiators. (…)./.