Mr Frost added "constructive" conversations about important areas had been discussed, but large gaps in the "most difficult" areas remain in effect
Mr Frost added “constructive” conversations about important areas had been discussed, but large gaps in the “most difficult” areas remain in effect.
In particular, the most contentious areas include the terms and conditions regarding the level playing field and fishing.
The Brexit negotiator said: “We have also had constructive discussions on trade in goods and services, and in some of the sectoral agreements, notably on transport, social security cooperation, and participation in EU programmes.
“We have also continued to deepen our understanding of each other’s constraints on law enforcement.
“But considerable gaps remain in the most difficult areas, that is, the so-called level playing field and on fisheries.