Confidential documents that “reflect the ideas the UK has put forward” on Brexit have been shared with the EU, the UK government has said.Ministers will table “formal written solutions when we are ready” and not to an “artificial deadline”, it added.Boris Johnson said he did not want to “exaggerate progress” of negotiations, but some was being made. It comes after Finland’s prime minister said that Mr Johnson had 12 days to set out his Brexit plans to the EU.But a government source said the development was not in response to the remarks.Meanwhile, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has told Sky News that talks earlier this week with Mr Johnson were “rather positive” and that a deal could be reached in the next few weeks.Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar said he will try to get a deal with Mr Johnson when they meet at a UN summit in New York next week. But his deputy, Simon Coveney, said there was “still a big gap” between what the UK government wanted and what Ireland and the EU needed, in terms of getting a deal. Kuenssberg: What happens next if the PM gets a Brexit deal? UK ‘has 12 days to set out Brexit… Read full this story
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