Saturday 24 August 2019

May to meet Merkel in Berlin before Brexit summit

The two leaders will discuss Brexit and a special EU summit on the same subject that is scheduled for Wednesday, a spokesman said.

Theresa May and Angela Merkel (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
Theresa May and Angela Merkel (Stefan Rousseau/PA)

By Associated Press Reporter

Prime Minister Theresa May is to visit Chancellor Angela Merkel on Tuesday in Berlin, the German government said.

The two leaders will discuss Brexit and a special European Union summit on the same subject that is scheduled for Wednesday, Mrs Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert said.

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Mr Seibert would not comment further on the German government’s position regarding Mrs May’s Friday proposal to delay Brexit until June 30 to avoid crashing out without a deal at the end of this week.

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