British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was advised in no uncertain terms by his German counterpart Wolfgang Schäuble recently, to go and read the Lisbon Treaty. Photo: AFP
Patrick Low
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by Patrick Low

Public posturing on contested positions carries needless cost

Tense ministerial exchanges show just what it will take to forge a post-Brexit settlement that’s favourable and minimally disruptive for all concerned

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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was advised in no uncertain terms by his German counterpart Wolfgang Schäuble recently, to go and read the Lisbon Treaty. Photo: AFP
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