There is a solution for the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland from the EU Member States after the UK leaves the EU in March. This is reported by various British media. British Prime Minister Theresa May's cabinet meets on Wednesday to discuss the results.
The road is therefore free to agree on Brexit as a whole.
It is formally still not an agreement, but a piece of legislation that both negotiators' camps have agreed to, according to The Guardian newspaper. Cabinet ministers in May are allowed to read the 400 pages on Tuesday nights, but not to take them home. On Wednesday afternoon, the cabinet must meet at 15:00, Dutch time, to make a decision on the text. If the British cabinet agrees, it is the turn of the "continent".
The 27 EU ambassadors in Brussels meet on Wednesday to discuss the state of affairs and prepare new measures.
An EU Council of Ministers may be convened for this in Brussels, possibly on Monday. Then, if the Member States come to the green light, there will be a special summit of EU Heads of Government to stigmatize an agreement. British Prime Minister Theresa May will be present. The summit can be held in Brussels on Sunday 25 November. If all these obstacles have been taken, the British Parliament must also decide on the agreement.
The Irish broadcaster reported the news first. European TV reporter Tony Connely says the talks on a full deal are not yet formally because some things still need to be crystallized. A spokesman for Ireland's Foreign Minister also said that "negotiations are continuing". However, he does not deny that there is a solution to the Northern Ireland border.
Latest: Statement from a spokesperson for @simoncoveney
"Negotiations between the EU and the UK in a Withdrawal Agreement are ongoing and have not been finalized, the negotiators are still engaged and a number of issues are pending.
– Tony Connelly (@tconnellyRTE) November 13, 2018
Brussels also said in the negotiations from the beginning: nothing was agreed until everything was agreed.
The border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is a delicate issue in the EU-London negotiations. A rigid border with controls, queues, and such drastic changes would conflict with the peace agreement signed in 1998 on Good Friday. At the same time, Theresa May does not want a border in the Irish Sea between Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK, because that would be unacceptable to the part of Northern Ireland that wishes to remain in the United Kingdom. May works in his coalition with the political party of these supporters.
Brexit's proponents, including former Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, express their disbelief over the text. Who writes the Guardian reporter Lisa O'Carroll on Twitter:
Boris to BBC: This is a chronicle of death announced … First time in 1,000 years this parliament will not have a say on the laws of this country. It's totally unacceptablehttps: //t.co/M0lJ5SPUii
– lisa o & # 39; carroll (@lisaocarroll) November 13, 2018