The big question about ⁦⁩ threat not to pay £39bn Brexit bill is whether it hurts EU, as he thinks, or UK, as a sovereign refusing to honour legal debt
France could barely send a stronger message to Boris Johnson and his advisers — withhold payment of 39 billion euros to EU and it will be seen by markets as the equivalent of a sovereign default. Maybe or maybe not, but it wouldn’t instill confidence
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