Published: Mon, June 19, 2017
Global News | By Stacy Ballard

Top EU lawmaker says UK's aims a mystery


Britain has less than two years to negotiate the terms of the divorce and the outlines of the future relationship before it is due to leave in late March 2019.

Philip Hammond yesterday warned failing to secure a Brexit deal would be "very, very bad" for Britain ahead of the start of exit talks in Brussels.

He will also have Mark Sedwill, the national security adviser to the Prime Minister, on his team.

Still trying to shore up her authority after last week's election calamity injected new uncertainty into Britain's path to leaving the European Union, May is sending her Brexit Secretary David Davis to Brussels on Monday to launch the process with EU negotiator Michel Barnier.

Davis is to say on Monday that Britain wants "both sides to emerge strong and prosperous", according to a statement by the UK's department for exiting the EU.

"I want to reiterate at the outset of these talks that the United Kingdom will remain a committed partner and ally of our friends across the continent".

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Davis will lead a team of experienced negotiators to Brussels, confident that he can get a positive outcome and secure a new deep and special partnership with the European Union, said his spokesman.

The negotiations have been billed as the most complex in Britain's history as it unravels 44 years of membership and its threat to walk out with no deal in place has anxious European capitals.

Monday's negotiations are to start in Brussels at 11 am (0900 GMT) with 90 minutes of talks between Barnier and Davis, followed by a working lunch between the pair, and a press conference.

The source added: "I don't see the Polish or Romanian governments saying, 'they don't want to give us what we would like, and we accept that.' I don't think that is going to be easy - I think that is going to take a certain amount of time".

Following tomorrow's meeting, talks will continue on a monthly basis throughout the summer.

The European Commission has said that it wants the discussions to focus on "citizens" rights, the financial settlement, the Northern Irish border and other separation issues'.

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But the government still wants to negotiate its future trade relationship with the European Union "alongside" talks on the terms for Brexit.

The Chancellor told BBC One's Andrew Marr Show: "What we put in place may not be a single arrangement that endures forever, it may be an arrangement which lasts for a couple of years as a temporary measure before we get to the long-term agreed status quo".

"The prime minister's mandate for leaving the single market and the customs union can now be questioned".

Leaving the EU - the biggest blow since World War Two to European efforts at forging unity - is now the official consensus of both the Conservatives and the opposition Labour Party.

Appearing on same program, Labour's Brexit spokesman Sir Keir Starmer said Britain woulc definitely leave the European Union, and that doind so would prevent it continuing as a full member of the single market.

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Threats by Britain to walk away without a deal have also anxious European capitals.

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