British Prime Minister Theresa May meets European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels [File: Anadolu Agency]
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said it was unlikely the European Union would reach any decision on Brexit at this week’s summit in Brussels amid media reports that the United Kingdom will request a short delay to the EU divorce.
Pointing to the political turmoil in London over Britain’s plans to leave the EU, Juncker told German broadcaster Deutschlandfunk on Wednesday that the remaining 27 member states’ hands were tied until that was resolved.
“As long as we don’t know what Britain could say yes to, no decision can be taken on our side either,” he said.
“There will be no renegotiations, no new negotiations, no additional