After a brief summer break, the two sides will resume face-to-face discussions in Brussels on Tuesday. At dinner, David Frost, the chief negotiator of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, will discuss with Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator, on ways to reach an agreement. Then, about 50 officials from each side will discuss the technical details on Wednesday and Thursday, followed by the chief negotiators meeting again on Friday morning. < / P > < p > both the UK and the EU hope to reach an agreement before the planned end of negotiations on October 2, but so far, neither side has made enough concessions. Officials on both sides said each side was waiting for the other to take the lead in “concessions.”. Given this, a breakthrough is almost impossible this week, an EU official said. The EU official asked for anonymity because the talks were not public.