Article 50 triggered

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The United Kingdom Government announced its intention on the 20 March 2017, in a letter to European Council President Donald Tusk, to invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on 29 March 2017 - the process for the start of the negotiations for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union.

A letter from the UK Prime Minister Theresa May to European Council President President Donald Tusk was delivered on the 29 March 2017 formally triggering the Article 50 process. In addition, Theresa May gave a statement to the House of Commons. The Government also published a Guidance Note Exiting the European Union (see related url hyperlinks below)

The European Council President issued an initial statement. In addition, Mr Tusk on the 31 March 2017, while in Malta, outlined the broad outlines of the EU27 negotiating guidelines (links to these via the related url hyperlinks below).

A Special European Council would convene in EU27 format in Brussels on the 29 April 2017 to formally adopt the guidelines.

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European Commission: DG Communication: RAPID: MEMO/17/648: Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union – Q&A
ESO: In Focus: Brexit - The United Kingdom and the European Union
United Kingdom: GOV.UK: Prime Minister's Office: News, 28.03.17: PM calls with European leaders: 28 March 2017
Euro|Topics: Debates, March 2017: UK triggers Brexit
European Council: Press Release, 29.03.17: Statement by the European Council (Art. 50) on the UK notification
Blog: Open Europe, 29.03.17: Theresa May triggers Article 50 – what next?
The Economist, 29.03.17: A race against time. The two-year countdown to Brexit has begun
UK: GOV.UK: Prime Minister's Office: Speech, 29.03.17: Oral statement to Parliament. Prime Minister's Commons statement on triggering Article 50
UK: GOV.UK: FCO (et al): Guidance, 29.03.17: Exiting the European Union
In Facts, 29.03.17: All you wanted to know about Article 50 but never dared ask
Blog: UCL: The Constitution Unit, 29.03.17: Article 50: What to expect when you’re expecting (…Brexit negotiations)
Blog: Institute for Government, 29.03.17: Triggering Article 50
Blog: The UK in a Changing Europe, 29.03.17: The triggering of Article 50: the calm before the storm
EUObserver, 29.03.17: 'Unhappy' day as UK delivers Brexit letter
EurActiv, 29.03.17: Revoking Article 50 would be illegal, claim EU diplomats
Politico, 29.03.17: 8 takeaways on Article 50 day
The Conversation, 29.03.17: A linguist’s guide to the Theresa May Article 50 letter
The Conversation: Tag: Brexit negotiations
The Telegraph, 29.03.17: [Editorial]: The invoking of Article 50 was necessarily cordial. What follows may not be
The Guardian, 29.03.17: [Editorial]: The Guardian view on leaving Europe: ending a marriage of inconvenience
Deutsche Welle, 29.03.17: EU leaders summon bravado as UK launches Brexit
Spiegel Online International, 30.03.17: Negotiation Fantasies. Hopes and Delusions from Brexitasia
VoxEurop, 04.04.17: European Newspapers on Brexit: ‘Cynicism without equal’

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