[ Diretor: Mário Frota [ Coordenador Editorial: José Carlos Fernandes Pereira [ Fundado em 30-11-1999 [ Edição III [ Ano XII

quinta-feira, 30 de junho de 2016

Bratislava to host first summit on EU’s future

An EU summit without the UK prime minister on 16 September in Bratislava will kick off the discussion on the future of EU following Brexit, EU leaders decided today (29 June).

Under the Slovak Presidency, Bratislava will host an informal summit to start the discussion about the future of the EU. The summit is “informal”, because the UK has not yet left the Union, but its prime minister is not invited. In fact, it is unclear if the UK will even have triggered Article 50 by this date, opening the process of divorce negotiations, expected to last two years.
A “conclave” on the future of the EU was initially discussed for the second half of July, but the meeting was postponed after the August break. Ler mais (...)