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Tusk invites EU leaders to agree short, conditional Brexit delay

President of the European Council Donald Tusk arrives to deliver a statement on Brexit ahead of the EU summit in Brussels, Belgium March 20, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – European Council President Donald Tusk said on Wednesday he believed the EU should endorse a short delay of Brexit beyond March 29 if Britain’s parliament ratifies the stalled divorce agreement next week.

Tusk will chair a Thursday-Friday summit of EU leaders set to meet in Brussels after British Prime Minister Theresa May asked for a postponement until June 30.

“I believe that we could consider a short

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