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The Council, in an EU27 format, was informed by the EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier about the state of play on Brexit, as intensified negotiations with the UK negotiators take place to try to reach an agreement ahead of the European Council (Article 50) on 17 October 2019.
Yesterday at the plenary debate on the upcoming European Council on the 17th and 18th of October, the leader of the Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament addressed the main priorities for the S&D Group.
ECR Co-Chair Raffaele Fitto has urged both the UK and EU to come together to find a compromise on Brexit. He was speaking during a debate in Parliament with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier ahead of the next European Council Meeting on 17/18 October.
Ahead of next week’s EU Summit, MEPs call for urgent action to safeguard EU programme funding, to tackle climate change and to avoid a ‘no-deal’ Brexit.
Statement by David Sassoli, President of the European Parliament following his meeting with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.