Donald Tusk: UK Brexit skeleton 'pure illusion'

Media captionEC President Donald Tusk deserted any thought of a UK being means to join a “single marketplace a la carte”

The UK’s proceed to a subsequent theatre of Brexit negotiations seems to be formed on “pure illusion”, Donald Tusk says.

The European Council boss told a news discussion in Brussels that a UK was still perplexing to “cherry pick” a destiny attribute with a EU.

Mr Tusk pronounced he could usually go on media reports of Brexit talks during a PM’s nation shelter Chequers on Thursday.

Theresa May is set to broach a pivotal debate environment out British ambitions on Friday.

Mr Tusk, who is due to accommodate a PM a day before, pronounced media reports suggested a “cake truth is still alive” in a UK.

He added: “If a media reports are scold we am fearful that a UK position currently is formed on pristine illusion.”

He went on to reject – as he has finished before – any idea of a UK “cherry picking” aspects of a destiny attribute with a EU or being means to join a “single marketplace a la carte”.

The BBC understands that a 11 comparison ministers during Chequers done a breakthrough on supposed “managed divergence”, where a UK could name EU manners to hang to post-Brexit.

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Mr Tusk pronounced a EU would continue to be “extremely realistic” during a stirring negotiations.

The second proviso of Brexit negotiations will cover transitory arrangements after a UK leaves and mercantile and confidence co-operation in a future.

Mr Tusk, who spoke during an spontaneous assembly of 27 European heads of states and governments, pronounced he would benefaction breeze discipline on a destiny EU-UK attribute during a limit in March.

“Our goal is to adopt these guidelines, either a UK is prepared with a prophesy of a destiny relations, or not,” he said.

“Naturally it would be most improved if it were. But we can't mount by and wait.”

He pronounced he hoped to have some-more clarity when he meets a PM in London subsequent week.

The leaders also spoke about a EU’s post-2020 budget, a combination of a European Parliament, Turkey and Syria.

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The cabinet’s Brexit sub-committee discussed a government’s proceed for 8 hours during Chequers on Thursday

The supervision is set to pursue a process that puts a UK outward a etiquette kinship with a EU – though relating EU manners in some industries in an try to grasp “frictionless trade”.

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt, who did not attend a assembly of comparison ministers, pronounced notwithstanding “divergent views” there was a “central common understanding”.

He pronounced some sectors could align regulations with European regulations, adding: “But it will be on a intentional basis, we will as a emperor energy have a right to select to diverge.”

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