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Prime Minister Theresa May accuses EU officials of interference in British election

Prime Minister Theresa May accuses EU officials of interference in British election

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday accused European Union officials of trying to influence the British elections, ratcheting up tensions with Brussels over her country’s departure from the bloc.

Just hours after the EU unveiled its plan for “Brexit” talks, which delays discussion on issues such as trade that are dear to Britain, May said: “The European Commission’s negotiating stance has hardened. Threats against Britain have been issued by European politicians and officials.

“All of these acts have been deliberately timed to affect the result of the general election that will take place on 8 June,” she told reporters outside 10 Downing Street, in a speech aimed...

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