Irish Foreign Minister: The Brexit Agreement Is Expected To Be Reached This Week
According to foreign media reports, Irish Foreign Minister Koveni said on the 14th that after the UK and the EU have had fierce negotiations in the past two days, the Brexit agreement may be reached as early as this week. The report said that the EU summit will be held on the 17th, time is tight, diplomats warned that there are still some differences between the UK and the EU on how to solve the key issues related to Ireland's trade and customs. As negotiations between the UK and Brussels resumed, Koveni urged the parties to remain cautious, but said that an agreement could be reached to avoid a hard Brexit in the UK. According to reports, Koveni arrived in Luxembourg on the 14th to talk with the EU foreign minister. "It is possible to reach an agreement. It may be reached this month. It may even be reached this week, but we have not yet reached it." Koveni said "I think the things we are trying to do are very clear, but there are quite detailed technical discussions now. I think we need to spend some time and space to achieve this goal." According to reports, the EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Barnier On the evening of the 13th, a briefing was given to the EU ambassadors. There were two days of negotiations between the British and EU officials on the 12th and 13th. On the 15th, Barnier will report to the EU ministers in Luxembourg to prepare for the EU summit on the 17th and 18th.