EU pols adopt Brexit resolution, reject pro-Gibraltar hint

Source: Reuters

“European Union lawmakers adopted a resolution on Wednesday setting their red lines for the two-year divorce talks with Britain and rejected attempts by British MEPs to recognize Gibraltar’s pro-EU stance in the Brexit referendum. In a display of EU unity, the legislature'[s] text repeated the same priorities set by the EU summits’ chair Donald Tusk in his draft negotiating guidelines released last week. The European Parliament wants talks on Britain’s future relations with the EU to start only after ‘substantial progress’ is made on the bill for Brexit bill, on the Irish border, and on the rights of the 3 million EU citizens in Britain and the one million British residents in EU countries.” (04/05/17)