The United Kingdom will have to keep making payments for long-term programmes to the European Union until at least 2020, even after it leaves the bloc in 2019, EU Budget Commission Guenther Oettinger told Germany's Bild newspaper in an interview printed on Monday, 7 August.

The UK has pledged funds to EU's long-term programs and those obligations would continue even after the country's scheduled departure from the bloc in 2019.

"As a result, London will have to transfer funds to Brussels a...


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