EU staff to begin work on post-Brexit ties with UK on Nov 16

BRUSSELS — The European Fee staff answerable for negotiating the divorce deal for Britain’s withdrawal from the EU will develop into the “Process Pressure for Relations with the UK” and is because of begin work on Nov. 16, the Fee mentioned on Tuesday.

The duty pressure will start its work no matter developments in the UK, the Fee mentioned.


The duty pressure, which is able to proceed to be headed by the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier, will finalize the divorce talks, be answerable for the Fee’s preparations for a “no-deal” and the long run relationship with the UK.

“As soon as the Withdrawal Settlement is ratified by the UK Parliament, and the European Parliament has given its consent, the EU is able to instantly kick off work resulting in negotiations on our future relationship with the UK, in full respect of European Council pointers,” the Fee mentioned in an announcement. (Reporting by Marine Strauss @StraussMarine; Enhancing by Alison Williams)