British Prime Minister Theresa May has indicated she will invoke Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon at the end of March 2017. This move triggers the start of complex negotiations to exit the European Union.
The UK’s Daily Telegraph lays out the complex Brexit process as it sees it. Click here to access the piece, which includes a 1-minute video which explains Article 50.
On February 2, 2017, the Conservative UK government released a White Paper laying out a vision explaining what it sought to achieve through Brexit, and its idea of what a new relationship with the European Union what might look like. Click here to access the white paper.
Brexit may be a done deal, but there are still many that hope cooler heads prevail as discussions kick off. Among these: Former British Prime Minister and Former Chancellor John Major and Former Belgian Prime Minister Guy Verhofstadt, who is also the European Parliament’s chief Brexit Negotiator.
Will Brexit and the EU be seen as a cautionary tale by Asean? Observers weigh in.
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