Italy warned that the European Union must keep its doors open to eventual membership for Western Balkan countries.
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.
Europeans often hid in plain sight as Latin Americans, Asians and others living illegally in America were sent packing.
Citizens’ rights in each other’s nations are considered the first issue that both sides must settle.
Two European development banks financing construction of a controversial dam project in Honduras have pulled out following the murders of local activists including Berta Caceres, a 2015 winner of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize.