Britain can take its time on Brexit - Merkel

German leader says EU must wait until British position is clear

24th August, 2016
German Chancellor Angela Merkel Pic: Getty

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she “can allow the time” for Britain to decide what it wants from the European Union in Brexit talks, signalling that the other 27 member countries will press ahead with “the European project” in the meantime.

“As we have said, as long as Britain hasn’t submitted its application, we can’t answer the question of what kind of a...

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