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Brexit Process to be Started, UK Triggers Article 50

  • As per reports, UK Prime Minister Theresa May is all set to trigger Article 50 on Wednesday in order to start the Brexit process. However, it will take two years for Britain to completely leave the European Union.

    The process is expected to take place at 1.30 p.m. Wednesday (7.30 a.m ET) in Brussels. The UK's permanent representative to the EU Tim Barrow will deliver a letter to notify to European Council President Donald Tusk.

    At the same time on Wednesday, Prime Minister Theresa May will deliver a statement to the House of Commons, which will confirm that the Brexit process has started.

    The Presidents of the European Parliament and the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, Antonio Tajani and German Chancellor Angela Merkel are expected to address Brexit later Wednesday.