Stefan Löfven points out that there is a lot to lose if Britain leaves the EUROPEAN union, without a contract.
" We have students, entrepreneurs, and 100,000 swedes living in the Uk. There are so many people concerned and there is a lot at stake, " he says.
He notes that an extension of the Uk's withdrawal does not solve all problems, but makes it possible for the negotiations between the Tories and the Labour party to come up with a solution.
– at the same time, we do not want an extension is detrimental to the EU's institutions and legitimacy. Here, we must find a balance.
that the EU institutions do not get hurt, it is about the parliament, the council and the commission. The uk should be in the elections to the european Parliament if you are a member after 22 may.
When it comes to the council, where ministers from the member states meet, it's all about that other EU countries are concerned that the Uk can begin to stonewall at the meetings if the country gets a new government, for example, during former minister of foreign affairs Boris Johnson's rule.
the Issue around the commission, ”the EU's government”, relating to whether the Uk should have the right to appoint a new commissioner when the current commission leaves in the summer. France is among the countries that do not want a british commissioner for the next term of office.
Stefan Löfven would not comment if he would like to see a short or long extension of the Uk's membership of the EU.
" But the longer the extension is, the greater is the risk that the EU be damaged.
and five other heads of government of Belgian prime minister Charles Michel. The reason for the meeting was to Belgium, France, Ireland, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden are the nearest neighbours to the Uk and most affected by Brexit.
According to Stefan Löfven, all the six countries agreed to try to provide an extension of Brexit.
" But it requires that Theresa May can explain the situation and how she looks at the way forward.
, mäktigast of all EU leaders, says on the way into the meeting that it is necessary that the british are preparing to participate in the EUROPEAN elections.
She wants the EU's 27 other member states taking an open and constructive attitude to Theresa Mays request for deferred Brexit.
– We must ask ourselves what is best for a good cooperation and on the basis of our interest. It is an orderly exit and unity among us, 27, says Angela Merkel.
If Merkel gets who she wants to will the united kingdom that have a longer period to agree on a utträdesavtal with the EU.German chancellor Angela Merkel are grilled by journalists ahead of the crucial Brexitmötet. Photo: ARIS OIKONOMOU
the extension of the Uk should get do not want Merkel to go into that. But she anticipates that it will be longer than the three months as May have asked for.
But the united kingdom, an extension is not carved in stone. In particular, the French president, Emmanuel Macron is in doubt.
"Nothing is decided if an extension yet," says the Macron.
the EU must respect the outcome of the british referendum and do not have any obligation to mitigate its consequences. The French president is clearly impatient and think that Brexitfrågan cum in mouth too much oxygen from the EU-work.
– the Time for a decision is inside. I will listen eagerly to what May has to say, " says the Macron.president of the French republic Emmanuel Macron is doubtful that the Uk will get to shoot up the Brexit again. Photo: PHILIPPE HUGUEN
a positive attitude when she arrived to the meeting. This despite the fact that no one from EUROPE seems to support her request for an extension until June 30 of this year.
" I have asked for an extension to June 30. But it is important for us is the extension at any time, which makes it possible for us to leave when we have agreed on a utträdesavtal. Then we can leave the may 22 and begin to build a brighter future.the British prime minister, Theresa May pressed to explain himself by other EU leaders. Photo: Riccardo Pareggiani
the EU sets several requirements on the Uk that the country should postpone the Brexit. In a draft decision, prepared by the president of the European council, Donald Tusk, stated that if the Uk remains a member may 23-26, the country must hold elections to the european Parliament. Do not the british that is ejected out of the EU.
”if the Uk does not live up to this commitment, will the exit take place on 1 June”. It is a threat that can surely delight the most hårdförda Brexitörerna in parliament in London. They would prefer that the country will leave the EU without an agreement.
In Donald Tusks draft also says that the Uk must behave well during an extension period, and not stonewall the work of the EU. It is stated that ”the Uk should conduct themselves in a constructive and responsible manner throughout this unique period”.
However, the EU cannot force the Uk to behave well, just wish it politically. There is no legal power to put behind those words.
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