VIENNA (Reuters) – There was no progress on Brexit and the Irish border, leaders of Lithuania and Slovakia mentioned after a European Union leaders’ dinner at which British Prime Minister Theresa Could gave a speech on her nation’s secession from the bloc.
Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa Could talks to the media as she arrives for the casual assembly of European Union leaders forward of the EU summit, in Salzburg, Austria, September 19, 2018. REUTERS/Lisi Niesner
“At this stage, it’s a standstill. There isn’t a progress,” Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite instructed Reuters after the dinner.
Slovak Prime Minister Peter Pellegrini added: “On the border situation, there was no progress. We’ll see what the 27 dialogue will present tomorrow.” The opposite 27 member states are on account of discuss concerning the situation in a while Thursday.
Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska; Writing by Francois Murphy; Enhancing by James Dalgleish