President of European Parliament allows postponing Brexit

Source : 112 Ukraine

According to Antonio Tajani, without reaching an agreement with Brussels, Brexit can have tragic consequences for the British economy
10:53, 9 March 2019

Deutsche Welle

The terms of the British exit from the European Union may be postponed "for no more than a few weeks." Antonio Tajani, the President of the European Parliament, stated this to the German media Funke, DW reports.

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“The deadline is the beginning of July. The British parliament has to tell us the reason for postponing anyway”, the President of the EU outlined.

According to Tajani, without reaching an agreement with Brussels, Brexit is “the biggest mistake, which they should avoid”. Besides, the President of European ruled out the possibility of reviewing the document on Great Britain exit from the European Parliament.

Earlier, the exit of the UK from the EU was scheduled for March 29, 2019. It was determined by a referendum in June 2016, in which 51.89% of Britons supported the country's withdrawal from the EU to regain control over their own funds, laws, borders and the domestic market.

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European Parliament expects to begin the procedure for approving Brexit, which was agreed by London and Brussels. At the same time, there are still many opponents of this agreement in the UK.

January 15, the British Parliament failed to vote on an agreement on the country's withdrawal from the European Union and even tried to dismiss the head of government, Theresa May.

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