Britain hopes for progress in negotiations on Brexit

© RIA Novosti / Alex Monotonicity fotobanka in the UK against the background of the Palace of Westminster in London. Archival photoBritain hopes for progress in negotiations on Brexit© RIA Novosti / Alex Monotonicity the image Bank

Britain is hoping that the next round of technical negotiations with the EU will bring progress on all matters, said British Minister for Brexit David Davis.

The third round of technical negotiations about the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU beginning on Monday, Minister Davis meets with chief negotiator with the EU, Michel Barnier. Working groups consisting of representatives of both parties will meet to discuss technical details of the upcoming talks. The current round will last until Thursday, the main negotiations between Brussels and London will begin in September.

«I hope for a constructive week of negotiations between Britain and the European Commission. We plan to achieve progress on a number of issues. But to achieve this, the necessary flexibility and resourcefulness of both parties. Our goal remains the same. We want an agreement that would work in the interests of both sides,» said Davis together with Barnier press conference in Brussels.

Earlier, the RIA Novosti source in the British government said that London will achieve in the negotiations with the EU to conclude an agreement on withdrawal from the European Union, which would satisfy all parties. This statement tells about the softening of the position of Britain in relation to the terms Brexit.

Last week the British government has published several documents outlining their position on key issues relating to Brexit. This week London will try to convince Brussels to compromise on issues on which the parties have disagreements.

The decision to withdraw from the EU was adopted by the British people in a referendum on 23 June 2016. United Kingdom 29 Mar officially launched the process of withdrawal from the EU, passing the head of the European Council Donald Tusk, a letter of notification. According to the rules set forth in the 50th article of the Lisbon Treaty, leaving the EU, Britain will have to leave the Association on March 29, 2019 — exactly two years after the launch of the Brexit.

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