May heads to Brussels on Wednesday for Brexit talks

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May replies to questions after talking on the Confederation of British Industry’s (CBI) annual conference in London, Britain, November 19, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May will travel to Brussels on Wednesday night to satisfy European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker as a part of talks on future ties after Brexit, her workplace stated on Tuesday.

May and Juncker would sit down at 5:30 p.m. (1630 GMT), the Commission stated.

EU states are anticipated to finalise their work on a political declaration on the bloc’s future ties with Britain after Brexit. National envoys are on account of meet the Commission’s negotiators on Tuesday night to debate a textual content.

The declaration is to accompany the UK’s withdrawal settlement which EU leaders hope to rubber-stamp at a summit this Sunday, which May may also attend.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper and Gabriela Baczynska; Editing by Alastair Macdonald

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