Perhaps we should believe nothing, with regard to the EU renegotiation, until we see it happen.
The UK’s EU renegotiation is not the top priority for EU leaders but the “ambition” is still for a February deal, the foreign secretary has said.
Philip Hammond said the talks “are number one on our Europe agenda” but the EU has “other issues on its plate”.
It comes amid mounting speculation of a June vote after preparations for the referendum got under way on Tuesday.
Mr Hammond said a June date would be possible if a deal was agreed at next month’s European Council summit.
But he stressed that it was more important to get the “right deal” rather than a “quick deal”.
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