EU summit starts with debate on Brexit
Photo: EU Theresa May and Donald Tusk

EU summit starts with debate on Brexit

Observers do not expect the impasse to be broken

Today evening in Brussels, the European Council meeting will start its work with the debate on Brexit. In the beginning of the session British Prime Minister Theresa May will address the EU27, giving the UK Government's assessment of the negotiations. Later the EU 27 leaders will decide on how to take the negotiations forward taking in account the recommendation  made by Michel Barnier, the EU’s chief negotiator. Observers do not expect the impasse created by the Irish border issue, to be broken.

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