Brexit: Paris and Luxembourg want a “Clear Timetable”

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Hollande and Bettel have three priorities to revive the EU after Brexit

François Hollande and Xavier Bettel, Prime Minister of Luxembourg, reiterated on Tuesday the “need for a clear and rapid timetable as possible” for the notification of the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union.

Following a meeting at the Elysee, the two men “recalled that only this notification, with Article 50, would negotiations begin” , said the Elysee in a statement. MM. Holland and Bettel also expressed “their agreement on a recovery of the European Union” around “three priorities” .

The first concerns “the internal and external security” , passing “through enhanced protection of the external borders of the EU and have a European defense capacities and means of intervention necessary”.

The second is the “amplification of the Juncker Plan ‘ investment, and the third ” Youth, with the development of programs that will allow them access to jobs, training, mobility or discovering European cultures “ .

The 27 countries of the European Union are to meet on the 16th September in Bratislava during a summit on the EU’s future without the UK.

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