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18 June 2017, 12:09 | Bernice Figueroa
Divorce bill focus of Brexit talks on Monday
"We should be protecting jobs, protecting economic growth and protecting prosperity", Hammond said as he arrived for a meeting of European Union finance ministers in Luxembourg.
Mr Hammond's remarks will be seen as a bid to soften the terms of Britain's exit, 72 hours before formal talks begin on Monday.
Mr Hammond is expected to reinforce his message when he appears on the Andrew Marr Show on BBC1 tomorrow morning, and then his delayed Mansion House speech on Monday.
"The issues that have to be dealt with have been talked about now for quite a period of time", she said.
May's strategy was thrown into confusion by last week's election in which she squandered her Conservative Party's parliamentary majority.
London's neutrality is key to the delicate balance of power in Northern Ireland, which was once plagued by violence over Britain's control of the province.
The EU's executive Commission said in a statement Friday that the first round of negotiations in Brussels will be part of a "sequenced approach to the talks".
The European Commission said the one-day meeting between its chief negotiator Michel Barnier and Brexit Secretary David Davis will take place "as part of the sequenced approach to the talks" set out by the EU, which require progress to be made on withdrawal arrangements before any talks on trade can begin.
A spokesman for his Department for Exiting the European Union said Britain had been "crystal clear" about its approach.
Talks to restore confidence took a back seat in recent days as the political focus largely shifted to London and the DUP's deal to prop up the Conservatives at Westminster.
"We want to end the anxiety facing 4 million citizens", he said. "That is why we are pushing ahead with negotiations on Monday".
Liberal Democrat MP Alistair Carmichael said: "The Conservatives can not go from weak and wobbly to business as usual in three days".
"Theresa May must immediately create a cross-party joint Cabinet committee to negotiate Brexit".
"Depending on a hard or soft Brexit, that number might be slightly less than that, so it's going to be updated all the time", its United Kingdom chief executive Ian Stuart told BBC television.
Following more than an hour of talks between May and DUP leader Arlene Foster on Tuesday, May said the discussion had been productive and Foster said she hoped a deal could be done "sooner rather than later".
Meanwhile Prince Andrew, Queen Elizabeth II's second son, who works to encourage British economic growth, warned of years of "uncertainty and difficulty and upheaval" following Brexit.
The chancellor of the exchequer was asked whether he favoured a softer version of Brexit - such as British membership of the EU single market or of a customs union.
"And actually, getting over the fence, there might be some fresh grass out there".
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