Start Date Announced For Negotiations With European Commission
The first round of talks that will see Britain leave the European Union will start on Monday June 19, officials have confirmed.
Following discussions in Brussels today, both sides agreed that the formal negotiations under the Article 50 process can now start.
In a joint statement issued today, officials said:
"Michel Barnier, the European Commission's Chief Negotiator and David Davis, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, agreed today to launch Article 50 negotiations on Monday June 19."
Start Date Announced For Negotiations With European Commission, 15th June 2017, 16:58 PM