There will be no transition period during the implementation of a Brexit, if between the UK and the European Union signed a trade agreement. This was stated by the Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa may, during a speech before Parliament, reports The Guardian.
“The purpose of the transitional period is the introduction of the practical changes needed to transition to the future of the partnership, and to ensure that you had it, you need to know what the future partnership will be,” she said.
The British Prime Minister noted that “the implementation phase”, which is called the transitional period, will be agreed only in case of signing a trade agreement between Britain and the EU.
Mei also said that chief negotiator with the EU, Michel Barnier suggested to and trade agreement and a transitional period was agreed until October 2018 to ensure that all national and regional parliaments ratified them by the end of the day Brexite in March 2019.
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