Gothenburg (Sweden), Nov 17 (EFE) .- The British Prime Minister, Theresa May, today waited for the European Union (EU) to respond "positively" to the offer of London on the "Brexit" and advance on the commercial issue at the European summit of leaders next December.
"I hope the EU responds positively so that we can move forward together and reach the best agreements possible trade association in the future, "said May to his entry to the social summit held today in Luxembourg, promoted by Sweden and the European Commission (EC).
For its part, the president of the EC, Jean-Claude Juncker, said that "time is running" and that "a lot of work is needed" ahead of that meeting, which will take place on December 14 and 15 in Brussels.
"I hope we are able to reach an agreement on the divorce in the December Council, but there is still work to be done," he said.
Although the matter is not agenda, the "brexit" has crept into the margins of the social summit, in which the Irish Prime Minister, Leo Varadkar, and May, held a bilateral meeting.
In it, Varadkar He asked his British counterpart to put in writing the future of the border in Northern Ireland after the "brexit".
"For eighteen months, London has been assuring us that as We claim there will be no physical border in Ireland, but we want to see it in writing at once, "Varadkar said.