The next meeting of ambassadors scheduled for 28 October
© AP Photo/Francisco SecoPermanent representatives of the 27 member countries of the European Union for the third time this week failed to agree on a new deferral date of a British exit from the community at the request of London. About it the correspondent of TASS reported Friday a source in the delegation of a European country in the EU Council.”EU ambassadors meeting today again failed to take a decision on the postponement of the Brexit”, he said.
According to the diplomat following a meeting of ambassadors scheduled for 28 October. “It is expected that the next meeting will be held on October 28, Monday,” he said.
The European Commission representative Mina Andreeva, in turn, told reporters that the head of the European Council, Donald Tusk is still conducting consultations with EU leaders to request London, and Brussels is “closely watching events in London”.
The British Parliament on 22 October in the second reading approved the transaction on Brexit reached at the EU summit on 17 October, however, refused to support the Cabinet on the key question of the timing of consideration of the bill of Brexit. The head of the European Council, Donald Tusk, in response, said he would recommend to the leaders of the 27 countries of the European Union to accede to the request of London and to postpone the date of a British exit from the community on January 31, 2020. The ambassadors of the EU countries have already met several times, but have so far been unable to agree on a new extension.