On Thursday meet the EU's heads of state and government for a summit that has suddenly received a Brexit as the most important item on the agenda. The reason is that the prime minister, Theresa May desperately trying to change in Brexitavtalet, which concluded last month, to get through the agreement to the house of commons.
On Tuesday met with member states ' EU ministers in Brussels, formally to discuss other things, but Brexit characterized the course of the meeting.
" I talked with a number of my colleagues, Spain, France, Germany and so on. It is a compact agreement that we should not renegotiate the agreement, " says Ann Linde to DN.
for the consequences of a hard Brexit, that the brits crashing out of the EUROPEAN union on 29 march next year without the agreement.
– we Can find something that helps the uk government to get through the contract so we are going to do it, " says Ann Linde.
the British government wants legally binding assurances that the country is not to always be secure in our backup plan is going, which is designed to prevent a hard limit on the irish island.
– The first is that it must be much, much clearer that this is a fallback, which comes into force only when everything else fails. I mean that during the transition period, who is at least 21 months and possibly even longer, there should be great opportunities to solve the border issue technically or in other ways.
Ann Linde believe that in some places in the Uk, people have misunderstood our backup plan is going and think that it is a solution which enters into force immediately, after the 29 march 2019.
" But you do not know if it is just this that is problematic for the british. From parliament has come with different requirements and wishes. It is not certain that it helps to just clarify reservlösningen, " she says.
in utträdesavtalet see Ann Linde also opportunities to change in the political declaration, heads of state and government agreed on last month.
the Declaration is not legally binding, as utträdesavtalet, but where is laid the basics down for a future cooperation between the EU and the Uk after Brexit.
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