UK wins hard-fought deal for less-intrusive EU
February 20, 2016 - Uncategorized
BRUSSELS — British Prime Minister David Cameron has won a hard-fought deal for a less intrusive European Union after two days of tense talks with EU leaders, a commitment he said he needed to persuade UK voters the country should stay in the bloc.
The agreement is seen as a key stepping stone to the in-out referendum in Britain on continued EU membership that could come as soon as this summer.
After 31 hours of negotiations, Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite wrote on Twitter: “Agreement #UKinEU done. Drama over.” Read more…