British and EU negotiators say Brexit talks to begin on Monday, as scheduled
Britain and EU announced that Brexit negotiations will begin on June 19 as scheduled.world Updated: Jun 15, 2017 21:46 IST
British government says that the talks to leave the European Union will start Monday, as planned.
David Davis, who leads the Department for Exiting the European Union, says in a joint statement Thursday that the decision comes after discussion in Brussels.
In a joint statement issued, officials said: “David Davis, secretary of state for exiting the European Union, and Michel Barnier, the European Commission’s chief negotiator, agreed today to launch Article 50 negotiations on Monday, 19 June.”