EU vows unity as Britain braces for Brexit
- With the clock ticking on Britain's EU membership, the bloc's leadership vowed unity while in London the government was set to begin the arduous task of disentangling itself from Brussels.
"This is a moment to unite," European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker said on Wednesday, hours after Britain formally started procedures to end its 44-year membership of the EU.
Settling Britain's exit bill -- estimated by the Commission to be 60 billion euros ($64 billion, £52 billion) -- will also be a priority when talks get underway, expected mid- to late-May.
But even before the negotiations start, Britain on Thursday will begin the monumental task of incorporating EU legislation for when the divorce is finalised.(Excerpt) Read more at: yahoo.com ...
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