For an early start of negotiations, in particular, urged the foreign Ministers of several EU member States, criticizing both parties for being too slow. "Current state can't last forever, "Brickset" must be implemented", - said the foreign Minister of Austria Sebastian Kurz. "Since the referendum has been a year, we're running out of time," said his colleague in office from Luxembourg Jean Asselborn.
The Minister of foreign Affairs of great Britain Boris Johnson on the eve of talks, said that London is committed to the "deep and special partnership" with the European Union after secession from the EU. "The most important thing is to look beyond the horizon, to think about a new future and a new partnership," said Johnson in Luxembourg.
Official representatives of the Brussels and London for the first time after the British referendum on withdrawal from the European Union to discuss the terms of the refusal of the United Kingdom on EU membership. Brussels is primarily interested in the guarantees for citizens of EU States living in the UK and run this country all financial commitments undertaken as a member of the European Union. We are going to talk about new borders between Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Britain, in turn, try to negotiate a bilateral free trade agreement as Prime Minister, Theresa may, intends to bring the country outside of the European internal market and customs Union.
Negotiations should be completed by March 2019.