Crunch time for Brexit talks as EU ministers meet

UK proposals face stiff European opposition even as political turmoil continues in London

European Union ministers are meeting in Brussels today to formally review Britain's latest proposals for the terms of the separation between the EU and the United Kingdom.

While everyone regards the latest British proposals as substantial, London's offerings face stiff European opposition, and the continued political turmoil in London renders the negotiations even harder.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 20, 2018, with the headline 'Crunch time for Brexit talks as EU ministers meet'. Print Edition | Subscribe