European Parliament President David Sassoli today received a phone call from UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. It was the first conversation between the two leaders.
Collection of press releases following the debate and votes on the Brexit motions in the European Parliament on 18 September 2019.
Original title: Discours du Président Juncker et du Négociateur en chef de la Commission européenne Barnier sur le retrait du Royaume-Uni de l’Union européenne lors de la session plénière du Parlement européen
Today, BusinessEurope published an unprecedented warning against a disorderly, no-deal exit of the UK from the European Union.
President Jean-Claude Juncker and Prime Minister Johnson had a working lunch today in Luxembourg. The aim of the meeting was to take stock of the ongoing technical talks between the EU and the UK and to discuss the next steps.
Leaders of the main pro-European political groups in the European Parliament today confirmed that they would support a Brexit extension as a way to avoid the UK crashing out of the EU without a deal. They reiterated that no-deal is the worst possible outcome and it if it happens it will not be the choice of the EU.
A Cross Party Group of UK Members of the European Parliament has signed a Declaration committing themselves to work together in the face of Brexit, and have called upon continental colleagues to support their efforts.
With 8 weeks to go until the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 October 2019, the Commission has today – in its 6th Brexit preparedness Communication – reiterated its call on all stakeholders in the EU27 to prepare for a ‘no-deal’ scenario.