Britain still questions Brexit payment idea

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Britain still questions Brexit payment idea
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Britain has not agreed to make any financial settlement to the European Union to cover outstanding obligations when it leaves, a senior EU official said after the first day of negotiations between London and the EU.

“They question that there is a legal basis for an exit payment,” the EU official said.

He was referring to a potential bill which the Union puts at tens of billions of euros, partly to cover a share of future EU budget commitments made while Britain was a member. Britain has so far rejected that such a payment is justified and some ministers have suggested...


Britain still questions Brexit payment idea


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