European Interest

May brief hints Brexit deal close


A historic Brexit deal is close. This is what British Prime Minister Theresa May reportedly told her inner cabinet late on October 11.

Cabinet ministers briefed on the Brexit talks said the issue of the Irish backstop was close to being settled, reported the Financial Times.

The FT quoted one official close to Brexit talks as saying that “it feels to me like the deal is practically done” because May never brings the cabinet together to tell them recent developments.

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