On February 18-19, the leaders of the 28 EU member states are expected to meet in Brussels to discuss an agreement with the United Kingdom on its future in the European Union, among other issues.
“I’m quite confident that we will have a deal during this European Council. We have to sort out a certain number of questions [that were mentioned] and I’m convinced that Britain will be a constructive and active member of the European Union,” Juncker said at a joint press conference with European Parliament President Martin Schulz.
On February 2, European Council President Donald Tusk proposed a settlement plan for the United Kingdom in response to Cameron's demands. The settlement, which includes a proposals in areas of economic governance, competitiveness, sovereignty, social benefits and free movement, is expected to be the key topic of discussion at the upcoming summit.