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Prime Minister to attend special meeting on Brexit
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will attend a special meeting of the European Council on Sunday, November 25. EU leaders will meet to take a position on the Brexit withdrawal agreement.
On November 25, EU heads of state and government will gather to take a position on the withdrawal agreement that has been negotiated between the EU and the UK. The leaders are also expected to approve a political declaration on future EU-UK relations.
Withdrawal agreement and political declaration
The withdrawal agreement sets out the terms of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU that will help to ensure an orderly withdrawal. The agreement is more than 580 pages long and sets out the rights and responsibilities of the EU and the UK. It also clarifies what is meant by ‘transition period’.
The political declaration sets out the framework for the future relationship between the EU and the UK after the withdrawal and transition period.
Prime Minister Stefan Löfven will represent Sweden at the European Council meeting in Brussels.