The bloc’s most senior officials got together ahead of the so-called high-level meeting with the Prime Minister to discuss their strategy. European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said Brussels would be ready to negotiate around the clock in order to strike a Brexit deal with Britain. Writing on Twitter, the top eurocrat said: “The EU is ready to intensify the talks, we are available 24/7.
“Let’s inject fresh momentum into the negotiations.”
Council President Charles Michel and Parliament President David Sassoli will also attend the virtual talks later this afternoon.
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