Britain 'very close' to agreement on Brexit bill

The EU has made clear that it wants more progress on the key issues with regard to the Irish border and the rights of European expats.

Britain is "very close" to an agreement on its Brexit bill, European Union said on Wednesday.
 
However, the reports of divorce settlement of about 55 billion euros have angered both Brexit supporters and europhiles.
 
The EU has made clear that it wants more progress on the key issues with regard to the Irish border and the rights of European expats.
 
British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Monday.
 
London and Brussels have agreed that Britain will up its offer to 45-55 billion euros ($53-$63 billion), with space for both sides to announce their own final figures, the Daily Telegraph said.
 
"We're still in negotiations with the European Union," she told the BBC while on a surprise visit to Iraq. 
 
"I want a deep and special partnership with the EU in the future."
 
The agreement would prove to be a major breakthrough as Britain prepares for an EU summit in December.
 
Source: ET

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