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UK and EU officials to resume Brexit talks in Brussels

Christian Fernsby |
UK and EU officials will resume talks in Brussels with the prospects of an agreement in time for Britain to leave with a deal on 31 October in the balance.

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Topics: BREXIT   

Time is rapidly running out if there is to be an agreement to put to EU leaders to sign off on at their two-day summit starting on Thursday.

The EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier said “technical-level” talks between officials over the weekend had proved “constructive”.

But in a briefing to ambassadors of the remaining EU27 on Sunday in Brussels, he said that “a lot of work remains to be done”.

Earlier Johnson told senior ministers that while a “pathway” to a deal could still be seen, there was “still a significant amount of work to get there”.


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