Tuesday, May 2, 2017
The guidelines will be turned into formal negotiating directives that have legal authority.
- Should May refuse to pay the United Kingdom’s ‘divorce bill’, Brexit talks are virtually guaranteed to end in failure.
- The EU will stick to its insistence on a phased rather than a parallel approach to Brexit negotiations.
- Leaked accounts of last week’s meeting between Jean-Claude Juncker and May have increased concerns that the negotiating process could fail.