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20th Nov 2017

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Finnish PM: EU 'frustrated' with slow Brexit talks

Finland's prime minister Juha Sipila told reporters Thursday that EU leaders are "frustrated" with the slow pace of Brexit negotiations. "We are a little bit frustrated about the progress, hopefully we can be in that [moving to next phase of talks] position in December," he said, arriving at the European Council. He added that he hoped the three key divorce issues can be resolved by December, allowing talks to proceed.

Interview

EU asylum chief: The 'future' arrived in 2015

Jose Carreira, the European Asylum Support Office executive director, lays out his vision for an agency on the cusp of becoming much bigger and more powerful.

Barnier: UK must come up with Ireland solution

EU Brexit negotiator tells UK to come up with solutions to the Irish border issue and prepare to include a level playing field in its future trade deal with the EU, if it is to be ratified by member states.

News in Brief

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  2. Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Milan in next round of EMA vote
  3. Three countries pull out of medicines agency Brexit race
  4. Schulz calls for new German elections
  5. EU Commission 'confident' on German stability
  6. EU adopts new border check rules
  7. Soros: Hungary's campaign based on 'distortions and lies'
  8. German talks collapse 'bad news', Dutch minister says

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