EU officials do acknowledge that the agreements to be reached before Britain leaves in March 2019 can only be concluded as a whole package simultaneously.
Germany any and Austria condemned a proposed expansion of US sanctions on Russia.
Kohl’s Christian Democratic Union party posted on Twitter: “We are in sorrow. #RIP #HelmutKohl.”
The British government says that the talks to leave the European Union will start Monday, as planned.
As of June 15, there will officially be no more extra fees for using an EU handset in another EU country.