Brexit negotiations are set to start in less than a month with signs emerging that for all the hard rhetoric of recent weeks there are key areas on which both the European Union and Britain might be willing to compromise.
That’s the view of some EU officials as the bloc’s remaining 27 governments make final preparations for the talks, which they seek to begin in the week starting June 19. While the terror attack in Manchester on Monday has shifted attention away from Brexit in recent days, focus will return when the U.K.’s political parties resume campaigning.
There are indications of flexibility from the EU over the bill it wants the U.K. to pay on departure. On the other side, the British also are implying a willingness to make concessions on the financial settlement as well as on immigration and the power of EU judges.
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