The head of the European Council and the European Commission signed an agreement on Brexit

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the Head of the European Council, Charles Michel and European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen signed an agreement on the terms of a British exit from the European Union, RIA Novosti reported.

As Michelle said after the signing, some things will inevitably change, but the friendship between the EU and Britain will continue.

“We begin a new Chapter as partners and allies,” he said.

Previously the British Queen Elizabeth II signed a bill for the country’s exit from the EU. The document gained the status of law, and the relevant legal authority. The British Parliament also supported the agreement.

the European Parliament will have to vote on 29 January, the parties will exchange ratification documents. It is noted that at 23:00 on 31 January, the UK will leave the EU. This December will be a transition period during which the parties will negotiate future relations.

Finance Minister Sajid Javid said that March 11 will present to the Parliament a new draft budget, taking into account proposals for the development of the economy after the exit from the European Union.

the background of the decision of the UK about leaving the EU in Scotland again talking about a potential separation of Scotland. However, Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected the request of the head of the Scottish national party Nicola Sturgeon to hold a referendum on the issue.

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