Today, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria Ekaterina Zaharieva chaired the General Affairs Council meeting in an EU-27 format (GAC Article 50). That was the last meeting of this Council formation under the Bulgarian Presidency.
Preparing for Brexit is not just a matter for EU and national authorities, but also for private parties. Businesses are reminded of legal repercussions which need to be considered when the United Kingdom ceases to be a member of the EU.
The European Commission and the United Kingdom published today a Joint Statement outlining the progress that has been achieved on the terms of the draft Withdrawal Agreement since the negotiation round that took place on 16-19 March 2018.