The European Union, the UK is once more time: The Brexit is now 31 to. October arranged on the stage. Out of the 27 remaining countries in the EU and the British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed in the night to Thursday. May want to exit the EU-even before the 22. May complete so that your country does not participate in the European elections. The majority of missing her in London. "I'm that the next weeks will be easy," said the head of government.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel welcomed the agreement, especially since the already for Friday feared Chaos was Brexit averted once again. It was "a very intense, very good night", have shown the Unity of the EU, said Merkel. However, had been arguing over the length of the suspension on the summit before, violently. The French President, Emmanuel Macron turned against the wishes of Merkel and other countries to enter the UK for much longer time. In the end, the compromise date 31. October.
originally for the 29. March planned EU exit by the United Kingdom on the 12. April Friday has been postponed - so. Since the UK has not endorsed the lower house to the withdrawal of the contract, still, was threatened with unregulated Brexit without a contract, with incalculable consequences for the economy and citizens.
the EU great-grandson, Donald Tusk and Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker were satisfied that this was prevented. So the UK still get around six months to find a good solution, said Tusk after the summit. "In this time, the process will be completely in the hands of the United Kingdom." The UK could vote in favour of the Brexit Deal, his strategy rethink, or from the planned to exit the EU.daily mirror tomorrow location Free
to order "Please get the time not wasted", said Tusk. He closed but not completely, that there could be a further extension. Merkel suggested this. On the day it was not, said the Chancellor.
hurdle was Europe's choice
Macron had signaled that he was now almost at the end of the patience. Merkel and the majority of the heads of state and government wanted, according to diplomats a long shift - nine to twelve months were in the conversation. Macron was just a short period of time and demanded strict conditions for the British. EU diplomats said on the sidelines of the summit, other countries have shown displeasure with Macrons hard line.
The decisive hurdle for the new date of the elections to the European Parliament, 23. to 26. May. The EU saw the danger that there are legal difficulties, if the United Kingdom should be in the summer still a member of the EU, but no deputies elected. May insists on exiting the EU Treaty can still be in the short term, through its Parliament, ratify, and the Brexit before the election. But you promised to leave the election to prepare.
Should succeed in London, there is no timely solution, sent to UK MEPs to the new European Parliament. Some EU politicians may find this inconvenient, because the British parliamentarians can still mitfällen shortly before your departure, make important decisions, including the choice of new EU Commission chief. The new Brexit-deadline is now end with the mandate of the current Commission and its President Juncker at the end of October. The EU made a condition for the Brexit-shift, that the British government no important EU-blocked decisions.
May home is required
May have to try more to find in London a majority for Brexit course. She's in the terminal, because the British Parliament has rejected the EU negotiated exit contract now already three Times.
in the Short term, which started talks with Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn brought no solution, but to go this Thursday. The opposition Labour party wants to reject a softer Form of the Brexits with a customs Union and a closer connection to the EU, which hard-liners in Mays Conservative party, however, was categorical.More about
Up to 31. In October, The EU moves the Brexit again – but flexibleIngo Salmen
May will present the results of the Summit, according to a British government spokesman also on Thursday, the house of Commons in London. The deputies would not need to agree, no vote was scheduled, he said. (dpa)