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May 'likely' to meet EU's Juncker at 0600 GMT – EU

May 'likely' to meet EU's Juncker at 0600 GMT – EU

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Theresa May is “likely” to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker at 7 a.m. (0600 GMT) in Brussels on Friday, the EU executive said in a statement.

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street, London, December 6, 2017. REUTERS/Toby Melville

It said there would be confirmation of any meeting at around 6:30 a.m. and that a meeting would be followed by a news conference around 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m.

The two sides have been negotiating through the night to reach a deal on Brexit divorce terms that could open the way for talks on Britain’s future trading relationship with the bloc.

Reporting by Alastair Macdonald; Editing by Paul Tait

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