EU chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier said it was still possible to reach an agreement with Britain this week, but the British government has to come up with a legally binding text, the Associated Press reported.
The Queen's speech outlines the UK's legislative agenda. British Prime Minister Boris Johnson today outlined his government's priorities at a parliamentary pompous ceremony attended by the Queen, with Brexit at the top of the agenda.
The 27 Member States have given the green light to accelerated negotiations with UK, AFP reported. This happened during a meeting between EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier and the Permanent Representatives of the 27 in the EU.
The UK has so far not seen a compromise on the part of the European Union in the Brexit talks, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said today, urging the community to be flexible in order to reach an exit agreement, Reuters reported.
European Council President Donald Tusk has accused British Prime Minister Boris Johnson of playing with Europe's future, AFP reports. Tusk called on Britain to say what it wants to do with Brexit, DPA reported.
The European Union and Ireland said on Oct. 3 that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit proposals were unlikely to yield a deal, with Dublin bluntly warning that Britain was heading towards a no-deal exit unless it made more concessions.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson sought on Oct. 3 to build a coalition in the House of Commons to support his fresh Brexit approach even as European leaders offered a guarded welcome to the measure.
MEPs "are not impressed" by the proposed new withdrawal agreement by British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Guy Verhofstadt, the EU Parliament's Brexit co-ordinator, said he was "absolutely not positive about Johnson's proposals".