Last Update 21:43
Thursday, 22 August 2019

Tusk: EU can't offer any more Brexit help to May

AP , Friday 22 Mar 2019
Tusk
Europan Council President Donald Tusk gives a joint press with the European Commission president at the end of an EU summit focused on Brexit, on March 22, 2019 (Photo: AFP)
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1197
Share/Bookmark
Views: 1197

European Council President Donald Tusk is happy about the outcome of the Brexit summit but says there's nothing more the EU can do to help Prime Minister Theresa May.

At the end of a two-day summit in Brussels, Tusk said that "the fate of Brexit is in the hands of our British friends.''

Tusk, who chaired the meeting of EU leaders, said "we are prepared for the worst but hope for the best. As you know, hope dies last.''

May resumes her political battle in the U.K. Parliament to win the endorsement of the Brexit deal she agreed to with EU leaders in November.

The leaders have accepted to delay Brexit from March 29 until May 22 if the British leader succeeds. Should she fail, the EU has given her until April 12 to come up with some new approach.

Search Keywords:
Short link:

 

Email
 
Name
 
Comment's
Title
 
Comment
Ahram Online welcomes readers' comments on all issues covered by the site, along with any criticisms and/or corrections. Readers are asked to limit their feedback to a maximum of 1000 characters (roughly 200 words). All comments/criticisms will, however, be subject to the following code
  • We will not publish comments which contain rude or abusive language, libelous statements, slander and personal attacks against any person/s.
  • We will not publish comments which contain racist remarks or any kind of racial or religious incitement against any group of people, in Egypt or outside it.
  • We welcome criticism of our reports and articles but we will not publish personal attacks, slander or fabrications directed against our reporters and contributing writers.
  • We reserve the right to correct, when at all possible, obvious errors in spelling and grammar. However, due to time and staffing constraints such corrections will not be made across the board or on a regular basis.
Latest

© 2010 Ahram Online.