Tajani: We can’t add more time for negotiations on Brexit

Negotiations on Brexit will be held without delay, the EU can not «add more time to negotiate,» said the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani in an interview with La Vanguardia.

He stressed that the issue will be resolved before the European Parliament elections in 2019. Tajani suggested that a deal with the UK can vote in March or April 2019. He noted that it will be difficult.

The EP President added that the timely completion of the negotiations – it is the responsibility of the British side, as the UK wants to leave the European Union.

Tajani said that the EU is «not against the British». He stressed that they «are leaving the EU, but not from Europe, and we will continue working together».

A referendum on British exit from the EU was held on 23 June 2016. According to the results, 51.9% of Britons voted for the country’s withdrawal from the community of 48.1% – wanted to remain in the EU.

The official procedure of withdrawal of Britain from the EU was launched on 29 March 2017 and will take about two years.

19 June in Brussels began negotiations for a Brexit. Representatives from the UK and the European Union agreed to a timetable for further negotiations.

Tajani: We can’t add more time for negotiations on Brexit 17.07.2017

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