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[Ticker] Tusk: Brexit summit on Sunday 25 November

Added: 15.11.2018 8:00 | 3 views | 0 comments

European Council president Donald Tusk announced Thursday that EU leaders will meet for a summit to formalise the Brexit deal on Sunday 25 November, at 9:30AM – "if nothing extraordinary happens" between now and then. He said that EU ambassadors will meet by the end of this week to discuss the agreement. "I hope there will not be too many comments," said Tusk, after meeting EU negotiator Michel Barnier.

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Exclusive: In rare coordinated move, Western envoys seek meeting on Xinjiang concerns

Added: 15.11.2018 5:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

A group of 15 Western ambassadors in Beijing, spearheaded by Canada, are seeking a meeting with the top official in China's restive, heavily Muslim Xinjiang region for an explanation of alleged rights abuses against ethnic Uighurs.


Leaked Brexit deal note sparks fury: Document from top Brussels official telling ambassadors 'EU retains its leverage' angers Brexiteers

Added: 14.11.2018 22:18 | 10 views | 0 comments

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Ireland on board with draft Brexit deal: EU sources

Added: 14.11.2018 19:08 | 0 views | 0 comments

Ireland's envoy to the European Union told a meeting of the bloc's 27 national ambassadors in Brussels on Wednesday that Dublin was on board with the existing draft Brexit deal, diplomatic sources said.


EU envoys end Brexit meeting, London position unclear: sources

Added: 14.11.2018 18:04 | 1 views | 0 comments

The European Union's 27 national ambassadors meeting on the draft Brexit deal in Brussels on Wednesday ended their session with no word from London on whether the British cabinet has approved it, diplomatic sources said.


UK Cabinet to meet after Britain, EU reach draft Brexit deal

Added: 13.11.2018 17:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

Negotiators from Britain and the European Union have struck a proposed divorce deal that will be presented to politicians on both sides for approval, officials in London and Brussels said Tuesday. After a year and a half of stalled talks, false starts and setbacks, negotiators agreed on proposals to resolve the main outstanding issue: the Irish border. British Prime Minister Theresa May's office said the Cabinet would hold a special meeting Wednesday to consider the proposal. Its support isn't guaranteed: May is under pressure from pro-Brexit ministers not to make further concessions to the EU. Ambassadors from the 27 other EU countries are also due to hold a meeting in Brussels on...

[Ticker] Draft Brexit deal on London cabinet agenda on Wednesday

Added: 13.11.2018 16:59 | 5 views | 0 comments

EU and UK negotiators have agreed on a draft text of the Brexit withdrawal agreement, according to reports, as British prime minister Theresa May will on Wednesday have to convince her divided cabinet to accept it. The EU-27 ambassadors will also meet, and member states could still raise objections. The key obstacle, avoiding a hard border on the island of Ireland, may have been overcome by a UK-wide customs arrangement.

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