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Tag: Michael Roth

  • Wednesday, October 17th 2018 - 09:16 UTC

    Germany urges responsibility on Brexit ahead of European Council summit

    Foreign ministers from the remaining 27 EU states were receiving a briefing from chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier at the General Affairs Council

    Germany has urged UK's Theresa May to “take responsibility” for Brexit, as a crunch summit approaches with no sign of any breakthrough in negotiations. The Prime Minister was briefing senior ministers in an extended session of Cabinet ahead of Wednesday’s European Council meeting at which it had initially been hoped to conclude the UK’s withdrawal deal.

  • Wednesday, May 16th 2018 - 08:55 UTC

    EU warns Britain time is running out to seal a Brexit deal

    “We are concerned that there is no clear stance, no clear position from the British. The clock is ticking,” German EU Minister Michael Roth told EU peers in Brussels

    The European Union warned Britain time was running out to seal a Brexit deal this autumn and ensure London does not crash out of the bloc next March adding to pressure on Prime Minister Theresa May. But Mrs May’s spokesman said the “focus is on getting this right” rather than meeting a deadline.