Jan Woerner made his remarks against a backdrop of increasingly bitter wrangling over the UK’s future involvement in the project, which is a rival to the US-owned global positioning service.
Last week EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier conceded: “There is a way for the UK to be included in a partnership about Galileo as a user of (services) including the PRS.”
However, he remains steadfast in his position that Britain could have no involvement in Galileo’s future development, adding: “The facts have consequences.”
Speaking to Andrew Marr at the weekend, Prime Minister Theresa May claimed the EU had been taking Britain “for a ride”.
She added: “The UK has been contributing significantly to the Galileo programme so far.
“We are still discussing that with them.
“What we as…