LONDON (Reuters) – If Britain doesn’t attain an exit cope with the European Union, the “position changes” on its settlement to pay a monetary settlement to the bloc, Prime Minister Theresa May mentioned on Wednesday.
As a part of a Brexit transition deal, Britain has agreed to pay the EU between 35 and 39 billion euros (31.2 – 34.eight billion kilos) over the approaching a long time.
“We are a country which honours our obligations, we believe in the rule of law and therefore we believe in abiding by our legal obligations,” she instructed parliament.
“However … the specific offer was made in the spirit of our desire to reach a deal with the European Union and on the basis, as the EU themselves have said, that nothing is agreed until everything is agreed, without a deal the position changes.”
Reporting by Elizabeth Piper and Kylie MacLellan. Editing by Andrew MacAskill