Donald Franciszek Tusk is a Polish politician who has been the President of the European Council since 2014. He served as Prime Minister of Poland from 2007 to 2014 and was a co-founder and chairman of the Civic Platform political party.
The Mood among Europe's heads of state and heads of government was triumphant. They had a deal on, and as each was made in Brussels, happy. But the EU, the relief is only of short duration?
One of his most fierce critics of the EU to the Brexit, the French President, Emmanuel Macron , said that Mr Johnson's "strategic thinking, his willingness to engage and the desire to hold out". He added that "he is colorful, sometimes".
In one-on-one talks with the Irish Prime Minister (PM) Leo Varadkar , before The Summit , Boris Johnson accepted that Northern Ireland could, to keep the EU standards and have a unique customs control system.
It means, in fact, a customs border in the Irish Sea , with the new controls on goods in the Northern Irish ports and Belfast airport.
But the Brexit offer the UK would take from the EU single market and customs Union , often described as "hard" Brexit.What's next?
It was a discomfort leaders between the EU, if you are asked what you would do if Westminster refused this offer.
he Would grant a third extension of the Brexit Negotiations ?
It was not a guarantee for a further extension, he said.
The offer can be in a transition period until the end of 2020. In contrast, a no-deal scenario, the UK would make a "third country" with an overnight stay, subject to EU customs duties and other barriers immediately.
The EU, Donald Tusk , not for the extension to exclude. But the President of Macron, said: "I do not believe that a new delay Will be agreed. I think we need to move to the end of the negotiations and discussions on the future of relations. "
A year is not much time for the EU to negotiate a trade deal with the UK free.
And The Risk of no deal Brexit has not disappeared.
Belgium alone could lose about 42,000 jobs in the worst-case scenario, according to a University of Leuven study. The port of Zeebrugge has over half of its trade with the UK.
in the Midst of the European sadness and frustration about Brexit, it is also a kind of optimism.
Mr Varadkar said that the EU had shown "tremendous solidarity" with Ireland , and he called it " a Union ", in which the small States are protected". And Ulrich Ladurner , Brussels correspondent for Germany, the time is daily, told the BBC: "Many Europeans feel Brexit has shown, the strength of the EU".