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Brexit negotiations on citizens’ rights have started constructively – May

May will attend a European Council summit Thursday to speak to her European counterparts about her plans for the 3 million EU nationals living in Britain – an issue she says is her first priority for early agreement in the Brexit talks.According to Bloomberg, Soros said: “We are fast approaching the tipping point that characterises all unsustainable economic developments”.The discussions set to take place this month will mostly focus on three major aspects – citizens’ rights, financials and other issues related to the separation process.British Prime Minster Theresa May is set to fly to Brussels to try to break the impasse in Brexit negotiations over the status of expatriate citizens after Britain leaves the bloc.BRUSSELS (AP) – While European Union chief Donald Tusk may still be “a dreamer” hoping that Britain is having second thoughts on leaving the EU, other leaders at Thursday’s EU summit tried to shake him back to reality.Britain is “very conscious of how they will use that time sequence to pressure us, and we’ll avoid that at every turn”, Davis told ITV on May 14.”We launch negotiations in a positive and constructive tone, determined to build a strong and special partnership between ourselves and our European allies and friends in the future”.He explained that Theresa May, the Prime Minister, would brief fellow European Union leaders at a summit on Thursday on the UK’s approach to the rights of expatriate citizens, which will be set out in detail in a paper on Monday.Brexit Secretary David Davis speaks about the state of Brexit talks.London will then make a detailed proposal next week, Davis said.Some business leaders fear that May’s insistence that “no deal is better than a bad deal” will cost them business in the European Union, and finance minister Philip Hammond has now re-emerged as big business’ leading proponent.Davis will lead a team of experienced negotiators to Brussels, confident that he can get a positive outcome and secure a new deep and special partnership with the European Union, said his spokesman.On the Brexit bill, he did not put a figure on the settlement, estimated by some in Brussels to be as much as £88 billion or 100 billion euros but he made clear that only when the EU27 were satisfied that sufficient progress had been made on this issue, that the talks could move on to the future trade relationship. And just over a month ago, Mr Davis said dealing with the issue of how the talks would unfold would be the “row of the summer“.Uncertainty has dragged on following Britain’s snap elections on June 8, in which the ruling Conservative Party of Prime Minister May not only failed to boost its parliamentary majority but actually lost it, and has had to enter talks for a coalition government with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland.Germany’s deputy foreign minister, Michael Roth, told RBB Inforadio that “we must of course protect our interests as the European Union 27 but naturally we also don’t want to punish Britain”.”It has absolutely nothing to do with any negotiations inside the House of Commons”, he insisted.He said: “If all went well, the two parties may want to remarry even before they have divorced”.