Showing frustration with what Europeans consider British grandstanding and impatience with a dearth of clear proposals, the EU’s Michel Barnier said Britain needs to make “sufficient progress” on all the initial issues — citizens’ rights.
Citizens’ rights in each other’s nations are considered the first issue that both sides must settle.
President Donald Trump is breaking with tradition by visiting Poland, an ex-communist country in central Europe, before making a presidential visit to longtime allies Britain, France or Germany.
Many details have not yet been worked out and further negotiations are expected.
EU leaders have agreed that the post-Brexit locations of key bank and medical agencies currently based in London would be decided by November.