Minister meets George Osborne to discuss UK’s EU demands

Press briefing given by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development Spokesman (excerpt)

Paris, 27 July 2015

United Kingdom – Meeting between M. Laurent Fabius and Mr George Osborne, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Second Lord of the Treasury (Paris, 27 July)

Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development Laurent Fabius had a meeting today with George Osborne, the United Kingdom’s Chancellor of the Exchequer and Second Lord of the Treasury.

They spoke mainly about British demands ahead of the United Kingdom’s referendum on remaining in the European Union, to be held before the end of 2017.

Mr Osborne was appointed principal negotiator on this issue by Prime Minister David Cameron, who came to Paris on 28 May to discuss this issue with President Hollande. (…)./.

Published on 30/07/2015

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