“There will inevitably be price and cost for Britain, it’s the choice they made,” French President Francois Hollande said.
“Our opponents are already seeking to disrupt those negotiations — at the same time as 27 other European countries line up to oppose us,” Theresa May says.
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Tony Blair said, “I just feel we’re allowing ourselves to be hijacked by what is actually quite a small group of people with a very strong ideology.”
Argentina and Britain fought a 74-day war over the islands in 1982, which ended with the British side reasserting its rule over the islands.
“The European Union, even after UK will be out, will continue to be the first market in the world, the second largest economy in the world,” Mogherini said.
On April 20-22 a well-known Yalta resort in occupied Crimea will invite the so called 3rd Yalta International Economic Forum. Current Crimean “authorities” present this business forum as one of the high-profile events in international economic life.
Gina Miller said her “Best for Britain” campaign would raise money to support election candidates who promised to hold full vote on May’s final Brexit deal.
Poland, Hungary and other central European EU member states are opposed to an European Commission plan to distribute migrants from Africa and the Middle East across the bloc.
“We want a total ban of face covering in the EU” said Manfred Weber, the group’s leader in the European Parliament, as cited by the The Express.
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Hungary’s parliament approved a law that could force out a university founded by financier George Soros despite international condemnation and protests by thousands of Hungarians.
“Mr Tusk is behaving like a cuckolded husband who is taking it out on the children,” Gibraltar’s Chief Minister Fabian Picardo.
Spain, at loggerheads with Britain over Gibraltar, appears to be easing its opposition to an independent Scotland in the European Union, saying it would not block such a move at least initially.
“As ever, the UK remains implacable and rock-like in our support for Gibraltar,” British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson wrote on Twitter.
“The more access to the internal market Britain wants, the more Britain must submit to EU law,” said Detlef Seif, the deputy EU spokesman for Merkel.
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“The Article 50 process is under way and in accordance with the wishes of the British people, United Kingdom is leaving European Union,” Theresa May said.
Theresa May is facing resistance from German Chancellor Angela Merkel and the European Parliament to her goal of conducting negotiations on Britain’s future trade relations with Europe at the same time as talks on arrangements for Brexit.
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“The United Kingdom is leaving the European Union,” Theresa May told parliament nine months after Britain shocked investors and world leaders by unexpectedly voting to quit the bloc. “This is an historic moment from which there can be no turning back.”
“Paradoxically there is something positive in Brexit. Brexit has made us, the community of 27 more determined and united than before,” Donald Tusk said.