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Brexit talks: Juncker to meet EU lawmakers before Monday lunch with PM May

EU wants outline accords on 3 critical divorce terms before negotiations on future free trade pact

Reuters  |  Brussels 

The European Commission added to mounting confidence in Brussels that it is set for a Brexit deal with London when it scheduled talks with EU lawmakers ahead of a crunch meeting on Monday with Theresa May. However, EU officials and diplomats cautioned on Sunday that it was still unclear that a deal would be struck with the British prime minister when she meets the EU executive. Two hours before they sit down for lunch with May in Brussels, Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and his Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier will brief Guy Verhofstadt and his European Parliament ...

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First Published: Sun, December 03 2017. 20:18 IST