Juncker says hopes Brexit agenda won’t be affected by UK vote

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British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) welcomes European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) to 10 Downing Street in London, Britain, 26 April 2017. The two leaders held talks on Brexit.

Juncker says hopes Brexit agenda won’t be affected by UK vote


European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said today he hopes the result of Britain's elections would have "no major impact" on divorce talks between the bloc and London, and that they would start as soon as possible.

With complex talks on Britain's divorce from the European Union due to start in 10 days, it was unclear who would form the next government and what the direction of Brexit would be.

"I do hope that the result of the elections will have no major impact on the negotiati...


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