“And what they would do with it would undermine the Good Friday agreement, which is an agreement for which the vast majority of the people of the island of Ireland voted, they would risk a hard border in our country and threaten the peace and security that we have built for decades. The email sent by the LFP`s director general, Arnaud Rouger, adds that if no agreement is reached with Mediapro, “we must consider handing over the contract to other operators.” In an interview with the Playbook in Brussels, an EU diplomat said: “Pacta sunt servanda” means that “agreements must be respected” is a fundamental principle of international law. If the UK decided not to meet its international obligations, it would undermine its international reputation. Who would want to conclude trade agreements with a country that does not implement international treaties? It would be a desperate and ultimately self-destructive strategy. “If we can`t agree by then, I don`t see that there will be a free trade agreement between us, and we should accept it and continue. “The EU has been very clear on the timetable. Me too. By the European Council on 15 October, an agreement with our European friends will have to be reached if it is to enter into force by the end of the year. This could lead to the collapse of trade negotiations, but the Prime Minister is expected to say that if negotiations and an agreement fail by October 15, it would still be a “good result for the United Kingdom” to “prosper mightily.” “It is absolutely astonishing that any government that says it wants to conclude trade deals around the world is content to tear up an agreement they reached with the European Union a few months ago,” Eastwood said at Westminster time on BBC Radio 4. The French Football League has threatened to tear up its national television rights deal with Mediapro and to turn to other channels after the Chinese group refused to pay payments due earlier this month. A few years ago, my friend Bruce Shirk and I have written an article on the federal government`s various reporting and accountability systems for contractors, including the Contrasting Performance Assessment System (“CPARS”) (dating from 2007), PPIRS (first launched around 2009) and the Federal Performance and Integrity Information System (“FAPIIS”) (early 2010). We even drew a nice little image to show how the data passed through different government systems.