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European Commission's president Juncker urges London not to delay Brexit talks

Britain and the European Union had agreed to begin Brexit talks on June 19

Reuters  |  Prague 

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday he hoped the result of Britain's elections would have "no major impact" on EU-UK divorce talks between the bloc and London, and advised London not to delay the start of negotiations. Britain and the European Union had agreed to begin Brexit talks on June 19. "I do strongly hope that Britain will stay ready to open negotiations. As far as the Commission is concerned we can open negotiations tomorrow morning at half past nine so we are waiting for visitors coming from London," Juncker told a ...

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First Published: Fri, June 09 2017. 18:27 IST
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