LIVE Summit Heads of State or Government in Salzburg – OVER

LIVE Summit Heads of State or Government in Salzburg
LIVE Summit Heads of State or Government in Salzburg

LIVE Summit Heads of State or Government in Salzburg

LIVE Summit Heads of State or Government in Salzburg . Theresa May attends. OVER

The PM was not involved in today’s discussions but was there to listen. Reports say the EU leaders are sympathetic toward Mrs May. Let’s see what they say in the media conference at 1pm BST.

Jean-Claude JUNCKER, President of the EC 

Arrivals LIVE  Informal Summit of Heads of State or Government in Salzburg, Austria
– Welcomed by Austrian Federal Chancellor Sebastian KURZ. 

One EU leader told the media Chequers plan not easy for Theresa May.  But was sure will find an agreement. Irish PM Leo Varadkar efforts should be redoubled to reach a deal.

Leaders arriving for September 20 summit meeting. They’ve had an informal meeting at the dinner last night.  Theresa May got to mention Brexit. Today it is the turn of Michel Barnier

Theresa May is to warn the EU not to demand the “unacceptable” in negotiations over Northern Ireland’s borders.

The prime minister sets out her case to other European leaders.  It is at a summit in Salzburg later.

Meeting comes after EU negotiator Michel Barnier suggested a shift in tone. A change to his controversial “backstop” plan to avoid a hard border.

“We are ready to improve this proposal,” he said.

Another key EU figure, European Council President Donald Tusk, said the UK’s plans for the Irish border “will need to be reworked”.

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So, how do you think it will go?  Will it be for nothing or will Barnier keeps his word a agree to a positive deal on Northern Ireland border.

It is such a tricky business.  Both sides determined to get the best deal.  But it is important that a good deal is reached regarding the NI border.

What are your thoughts about this summit?  Good idea or is it not going to achieve anything?  Let us know.  Drop by our comment box below and leave your views. Don’t forget you can watch us on your smartphone just key in ynuk.tv. Watch all our videos at your own pace

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