In a letter to the leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn, the British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday, whose Central demand is to remain the whole of the United Kingdom in a customs Union with the EU declined.
May signaled but concessions and bot, EU measures for the protection of the environment and workers ' rights to maintain. The head of government called for "as soon as possible" further talks with the Labour party.
Corbyn had put May in the past week, five conditions for the approval of his party to exit the agreement. In addition to the remaining in a customs Union with the EU, he demanded, among other things, a direct connection of the country to the common internal market and cooperation with the EU, for example, in the area of regulation of the industry, the environment and the security policy.
The British house of Commons had rejected in mid-January to the withdrawal of the contract is clear and repairs are required. This is the EU rejects. It is prepared only to clear positions in a political Declaration on the future of relations. Until the official withdrawal date on the 29. March is not a lot of time.
chief negotiators ' Meeting
for the First time since the completion of the Brexit negotiations in November to get together again on Monday, the chief negotiators of the EU and the UK. EU negotiators Michel Barnier meets in the evening, the British Brexit-Minister Stephen Barclay in Brussels.
May had proposed during a visit to Brussels last Thursday, several options to get to the Brexit Treaty through the British house of Commons. This should be checked by the experts of both sides. Of a resumption of the negotiations, the EU does not want to speak. (nag/AFP)
Created: 11.02.2019, 08:37 PM