EU Salzburg summit is a staging post in Brexit talks - British PM
LONDON, Sept 11 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa
May sees an informal EU summit next week as a "staging post" in
Brexit negotiations, that will allow the bloc's leaders to
discuss her proposals to leave the European Union for the first
"The PM said that next Wednesday she will travel to Salzburg
to attend the EU informal council which will be both a staging
post in exit negotiations and an opportunity to engage with the
rest of the EU on shared challenges," her spokesman said,
describing a meeting of her cabinet of top ministers.
"It will also be the first time the leaders will discuss
together the UK government's white paper which put forward a
series of credible and serious proposals," he told reporters,
referring to May's so-called Chequers plan.
(Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; editing by Michael Holden)
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