EU and UK summit on Brexit scheduled for October 17

Source : 112 Ukraine

Also, a working dinner is scheduled on the eve of the summit at Donald Tusk
22:43, 3 October 2018


The Leaders of the EU countries will gather for discussion of the draft agreement on Brexit with the UK on October 17. The meeting will take place in Brussels, Reuters report.

According to the information of the outlet, President of European Council Donald Tusk invited the Heads of States and Governments of the EU for a working dinner on the eve of the summit. Theresa May, British Prime Minister, is also invited.

Related: Talks with EU on Brexit deadlocked, - Theresa May

It is expected that the leaders of the European Union will manage to agree on the final deal and get the consent of Theresa May. It will become a preparation for the hold of a special summit in the middle of November, where a political declaration on trade relations between the EU and the UK will be finalized after Brexit.

As it was reported earlier, President of the European Council Donald Tusk claimed based on the results of an informal summit of the leaders of the EU countries that the plan suggested by the UK won’t work out. He is sure that the proposed structure of the economic interaction won’t work because it can undermine the united market. 

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As is known, on June 23, 2016, the British voted for exiting the EU. 52% of the voters voted positively, 42% were against. It was noted that British Prime Minister Theresa May would take the negotiations on Brexit under her own control. 

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