The heads of state and government of the European Union approved the agreement with the UK on “Brexit”. At an extraordinary summit in Brussels on Sunday, November 25, the leaders of European countries signed a 585-page Treaty on Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union, which was agreed on November 13.
The head of the EU delegation to the “Brexit” talks Michel Barnier stressed that the agreement does not infringe on the interests of London and “we will remain allies, partners and friends.”
The head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, who met in Brussels with British Prime Minister Theresa May, believes that the British Parliament will also support the agreement. At the same time, he called “Brexit” a tragedy for both the UK and other EU countries.
The European Parliament and the House of Commons are to vote
On the eve Spain settled with Brussels and London the situation around the British enclave of Gibraltar. In turn, May in an address to the nation, published in the media, urged compatriots to support the draft deal on “Brexit”.
The agreement with the EU has yet to be approved by the British House of Commons and the European Parliament. Observers note that many British deputies are set to vote against the agreement.