Barnier warns of the “Farage” in every country
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The European Union’s chief Brexit negotiator told political allies Thursday to beware the rise of populist nationalism in Europe, warning of a “Farage in every country”.

Michel Barnier, earlier this week, cited the anti-EU British MEP Nigel Farage as a cautionary example at a conference of the centre-right European People’s Party.

Farage, the former leader of the UK Independence Party, was one of the most high-profile figures in the successful campaign to convince British voters to quit the bloc.

“We’ll have to fight against those who want to demolish Europe, with their populist deceit, with their attacks against the European project,” Barnier said.

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