Shaun Gallup | News |
British Prime Minister Teresa May arrives at a two-day meeting of EU leaders on 21 March 2019 in Brussels, Belgium.
European leaders will decide Wednesday whether to provide the UK with any further prolongation until it leaves the bloc on Friday 12 April. The EU's 28 leaders, including British Prime Minister Teresa May, head to Brussels for May after turning to the second delays block for the departure
The Summit kicks off at 5 pm in London and will officially present its case for a short delay request to Brexit by June 30 with a request for a quit if the deal is approved by the British Parliament before
Britain is expected to get a longer and more flexible term, provided conditions are applied us, according to the letter of invitation. sent to EU leaders by European Cou Tuesday President Donald Tusk.
"I think we need to discuss alternatives longer extension. One option would be a flexible extension that will only last as long as it takes and no longer than a year, "Tusk said in his letter.
He called for a longer delay to avoid" the risk
The conditions that the UK should comply with, noted Tusk, do not involve reopening negotiations on a withdrawal agreement (a deal with Brexit). The United Kingdom may leave earlier than the new agreed date of departure if there is an agreement and Tusk has confirmed that the United Kingdom may cancel Article 50 (departure process) at any time.
An EU draft document is being circulated to diplomats before an emergency meeting of EU leaders suggests an extension but leaves the date of completion, but also notes that an extension can not be used to undermine the EU or start trading negotiations.