UK Foreign Sec'y Urges EU to Step Back 09/22 07:48
LONDON (AP) -- Britain's foreign secretary has urged European Union leaders
to "step back from the abyss" and seek a compromise over Brexit.
Jeremy Hunt told BBC Saturday the EU should work with Britain to try to find
a way to make Prime Minister Theresa May's "sensible, concrete proposals
He spoke one day after May used a rare televised address to complain the EU
was acting in bad faith by rejecting her proposed Brexit plan without offering
The two sides remain far apart over the Irish border issue and trade
A gathering of EU leaders in Salzburg not only failed to make progress but
led to bitter recriminations.
The impasse has raised the prospects that Britain will leave the EU in March
without a deal.