Mogherini: the UK will lose from a Brexit more than the EU

Могерини: Великобритания потеряет от Brexit больше, чем ЕС

EU high representative for foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini. Archival photo.

The foreign Minister of the EU Federica Mogherini said that the UK will lose from their decision to leave the European Union more, reports Reuters.

“For me, all member States are equally important, because one can make a greater contribution to some politicians than others. But I think our British friends will lose more than we”, – said Mogherini.
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According to her, expected very difficult negotiations with London on Brexit. They will start as planned in June, after the British will vote in a General election.

“Since the beginning of negotiations it took only two years. It can’t be delayed. I don’t expect it will happen faster”, – said Mogherini.

She added that the EU after Brexit will continue to be the first market in the world and the second largest economy in the world.

Recall that on 29 March, may have signed the letter which officially begins the process of a British exit from the EU – Brexit.

A referendum on British exit from the EU was held on 23 June 2016. For withdrawal from the EU voted more than half of British voters.

March 16, Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II approved the bill on starting the state’s withdrawal from the EU.

Prime Minister Theresa may has announced that early parliamentary elections will be held on 8 June.

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