Juncker wants speedy British action on talks

European markets regain some ground after Brexit shock

28th June, 2016
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Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European Commission Pic: Getty

Speaking before a meeting with Cameron in Brussels, Juncker said a “complicated” internal British political system makes it unrealistic to expect the British government to trigger the process for seceding from the EU immediately.

At the same time, however, Juncker said the EU must avoid a period of “prolonged uncertainty” after the June 23 referendum in which 52% of voters supported withdrawing from the bloc.

Juncker told the European Parliament Britain can not...

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