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British Proposals and Discussions

eu: As Britain lurches toward an EU exit due in just over three weeks, EU Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said that while the talks take place in a constructive atmosphere, discussions have been difficult, according to CTV. No solution has been identified at this point, he said. Britain's chief law officer claimed the two sides were holding robust discussions on new British proposals. Attorney General Geoffrey Cox said a meeting Tuesday with EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier had been robust -- often a code-word for fraught with disagreement. We're into the meat of the matter now, Cox told Sky News. These are very sensitive discussions. ( As reported in the news.