The European Council President Donald Tusk has just lately introduced, by way of Twitter, that the EU 27 has endorsed the Withdrawal Settlement.
“EU27 has endorsed the Withdrawal Settlement and Political Declaration on the longer term EU-UK relations,” Tusk mentioned.
Beneath is the total textual content of the conclusions of the assembly of the EU27 leaders revealed by the European Council.
1. The European council endorses the settlement on the withdrawal of the UK of Nice Britain and Northern Eire from the European Union and the European Atomic Power Group. On this foundation, the European council invitations the fee, the European parliament and the council to take the mandatory steps to make sure that the settlement can enter into pressure on 30 March 2019, in order to offer for an orderly withdrawal.
2. The European council approves the political declaration setting out the framework for the longer term relationship between the European Union and the UK of Nice Britain and Northern Eire. The European council restates the union’s dedication to have as shut as potential a partnership with the UK sooner or later consistent with the political declaration. The union’s method will proceed to be outlined by the general positions and rules set out within the beforehand agreed European council’s tips. The European council will stay completely seized of the matter.
three. The European council thanks Michel Barnier for his tireless efforts because the union’s chief negotiator and for his contribution to sustaining the unity amongst EU27 member states all through the negotiations on the withdrawal of the UK from the European Union.