British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Sunday that procedure to leave the European Union - the triggering of Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, which outlines the exit route - will be triggered by March 2017.

Responding to May's proclamation, European Council President Donald Tusk ruled out the possibility of early Brexit negotiations. On Twitter, Tusk said that the other 27 EU states would engage to safeguard their interests once Article 50 was formally triggered.

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