Media: Britain is ready to pay up to 40 billion euros out of the EU
MOSCOW, August 6 — RIA Novosti. The UK is ready to pay up to 40 billion euros to pay off its financial obligations to the EU after withdrawal from it, reports the Telegraph, citing government sources.
“Britain is ready to pay the European Union to 36 billion pounds (40 billion euros) on the so-called account for Brexit. Senior officials in the government concluded that the proposal, which first sounded the exact figure, is the only way out of the current impasse in the negotiating process”, — writes the edition.
There is, however, that Britain would pay that amount only if the EU agrees “to discuss a financial settlement as part of the agreement on future relations, including a trade agreement”.
In may, the British Minister for Brexit David Davies said that London may withdraw from the negotiations with the EU for the country’s exit from the European Union if Brussels will retain the requirement for the payment of 100 billion euros.
EU authorities insist that the UK Brexit should fulfill the previously taken commitments in the framework of EU membership. According to media reports, this amount could range from 60 billion to 100 billion euros. Meanwhile officially “account for withdrawal from the EU,” the UK has not yet been filed.
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