European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen said she would extend the negotiation term for Brexit if London gives a good reason for that, Reuters reported.
Before speaking at the European Parliament, von der Leyen shared a 24-page document titled: "A Union that strives for more: My agenda for Europe".
"No, it is a good agreement, which was negotiated properly in accordance with the red lines drawn by the British government", she said. "I am in favor of opening negotiations. For both sides it is of the highest interest that there is an orderly and good beginning to our future relationships".
The incoming European Commission president has said she supports reforms to the EU's Dublin regulations, the rules that state asylum-seekers must file their applications in the first EU country they reach, often front-line states such as Greece, Italy and Spain.
Von der Leyen, who will take up her new post on November 1 for a five-year term, also called for taking a softer approach with central and eastern European Union member states on the rule of law, saying that in disputes with Hungary and Poland "it is important to make the debates more objective".
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"We must all learn that the full rule of law is always our goal, but nobody is flawless. If we continue with the sharp debates we have now, that could lead to countries and people believing that we are criticizing all of them when we talk about specific flaws". "On this basis, we can find better solutions".
Turning to Italy's deficit, von der Leyen said the finance rules enshrined in the EU's Stability and Growth Pact had to be respected, but added: "There is much flexibility in the rulebook that can be used more fully to enable investment-led growth".
Poland and other eastern states blocked another candidate for Commission chief, Dutchman Frans Timmermans, because they considered him too tough on rule of law issues.
"The Kremlin doesn't forgive any kind of weakness", she said. "From a position of strength we should uphold the current sanctions and keep offering dialogue at the same time".