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Preliminary reaction to the triggering of Article 50

The UK has now notified officially its decision to leave the European Union and triggered article 50. BusinessEurope and its 40 member federations from 34 European countries have published a “Preliminary reaction to the triggering of Article 50. BusinessEurope stands ready to play a constructive role in the search of solutions to establish a sound and balanced new model for EU-UK relations.  It is in the interest of both the European Union and the United Kingdom to pursue mutually beneficial relations in the future, in a level playing field environment. The exit of the UK from the EU must be smooth. Negotiations should be led in a true spirit of partnership and mutual loyalty.

Last updated: 29 March 2017