Spain’s foreign minister Alfonso Dastis at an EU meeting in Brussels this momth: ‘The European Union was born without the United Kingdom and it can continue perfectly well without it.’ [Image: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images].

Mrs May’s words were described as challenging, hostile, hard, threatening, without concessions, illogical, extreme or fierce.

According to Miguel Otero-Iglesias, a member of the main foreign affairs thinktank Real Instituto Elcano: “The time when the British empire used to decide the rules of the game was back in the 19th century.”

Source: Britain’s contempt for other countries makes no sense | Ana Romero | Opinion | The Guardian

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