Additionally, all 27 of the other EU nations have to ratify the decision to allow Britain back into the bloc, but the good news is this seems to be the least of the hurdles according to Antonio Tajani, President of the European Parliament. The leaders are due to discuss counter-terrorism, closer European defense cooperation and migration.
He said May will publish a detailed paper outlining Britain's approach on protecting citizen rights at the European Union summit on Thursday and Friday, which he believes "will form the right basis on which to reach agreement".
"Some of my British friends have even asked me if Brexit can be reversed and if there is an outcome where Britain could stay in the EU".
Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel, however, said the will of the British people who voted in a June 2016 referendum to leave the bloc had to be respected. He said: "I am not a dreamer. So, who knows?" Mr Tusk said.
Europe should also set up joint defence capabilities to improve security, Tusk said, and he also called for better instruments to defend European Union trade against unfair competition and "uncontrolled globalisation".
"We must lift the uncertainty caused by Brexit".
Soros said Britain's eventual exit from the European Union will take at least five years to complete, during which the country will probably hold another election.
"I want to state clearly that the shaping of the future of the 27 has priority over the negotiations with Britain over its exit".
He said: "If all went well, the two parties may want to remarry even before they have divorced".
The UK will publish a detailed paper on Monday "outlining an offer" on citizens' rights, Mr Davis said, which he hoped would lead to a swift agreement.
The UK's Brexit Secretary David Davis had billed it as the "row of the summer", but the senior Conservative ended up making major concessions to the European Union as the parties agreed on a timetable for the two-year-long divorce talks in Brussels on Monday 19 June.
But the gamble backfired spectacularly with her Conservative Party losing its majority, and now forced to negotiate with a small, right-wing North Irish party to ensure the government has majority support in the House of Commons on key issues.
Theresa May is on "probation" as Prime Minister, a Tory MP has claimed.
"We are citizens first". It has led to calls from within the Conservative Party and business community for a softer Brexit where the mantra of "no deal is better than a bad deal" is laid to rest and the focus shifts to the economy and jobs with some calling for the United Kingdom to remain in both the single market and the customs union.style="text-align: center;"