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UK must act to unblock Brexit talks: European Parliament member Weber

Key EU lawmaker warns UK it must act to unblock Brexit talks

AP | PTI  |  London 

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A leading member of the is warning that it needs to do more to settle the terms of its divorce from the or risk negotiations being delayed even further.

is due to meet Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday. In a video message, he said needs to resolve issues including its outstanding commitments to the EU, because "when somebody is leaving a club" they must pay their bills.

leaders say lack of progress on divorce terms is preventing talks from progressing to future relations. They are due to decide next month whether there has been sufficient progress.

Weber, who heads the parliament's center-right EPP group, said on Tuesday that "it doesn't look like" talks will be able to move on in December.

First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 18:58 IST