SIGN UP FOR THE BREITBART EMAIL NEWSLETTER

Britain Relinquishes Rotating EU Presidency In 2017

(AFP) – Britain will no longer take on the rotating EU presidency as planned next year, relinquishing the role in the wake of the Brexit vote, Prime Minister Theresa May’s office said Wednesday.

May informed European Council president Donald Tusk of her decision in a phone call on Tuesday, noting that her government will be “very busy with negotiations to leave the EU”, a spokesman said.

P.S. DO YOU WANT MORE ARTICLES
LIKE THIS ONE DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR INBOX?
SIGN UP FOR THE DAILY BREITBART NEWSLETTER.


Comment count on this article reflects comments made on Breitbart.com and Facebook. Visit Breitbart's Facebook Page.

SIGN UP FOR THE OFFICIAL
BREITBART EMAIL NEWSLETTER

GET TODAY'S TOP NEWS DELIVERED RIGHT TO YOUR INBOX

I don't want to get today's top news.

x