Brexit: UK will ‘soon regret’ leaving EU argues Juncker

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the united kingdom will “soon regret” leaving the Ecu, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has stated.

Mr Juncker instructed the eu Parliament that Brexit can be a “unhappy, tragic” second for the European But that the 27-member union would “move on”.

“Brexit shouldn’t be the way forward for Europe. It’s Not the be all and end all.”

However, Talking in the same debate, ex-UKIP chief Nigel Farage mentioned the European had “learnt nothing” from Brexit and was ploughing “full steam in advance”.

In his state of the union speech in Strasbourg, Mr Juncker proposed an european summit on the day after Brexit, 30 March 2019, within the Romanian city of Sibiu to map out the way forward for the ecu Union.

He referred to as for closer financial and defence co-operation among member states, together with More give a boost to for states outside the eurozone to prepare them to enroll in the single forex, and reforms to the one market.

Reflecting on the commercial and political challenges that the continent had confronted in latest years, he said the “wind is back in Europe’s sails”.

the uk’s departure from the Ecu, he said, would show a “very unhappy, tragic second in our history”.

He brought: “We Will Be Able To always feel sorry about this. I Believe you will feel sorry about it as well quickly, could I say.”

But he stressed that Brexit “used to be now not the whole thing” and an increasingly more confident Ecu would continue to advance, focusing as he put it on the large strategic challenges slightly than “the small issues”.

‘More Europe’

Mr Farage, the most effective identified campaigner within the Parliament for the united kingdom’s withdrawal from the European, attacked what he stated had been “actually worrying” plans to create a single president of the Ecu, an ecu finance minister and a “robust Ecu army in a militarised Europe”.

He mentioned what was once being proposed was once “Extra Europe in every single direction without the consent of the individuals”.

He additionally warned the theory of permitting future candidates to the european Parliament to face on transnational tickets, moderately than representing nation states, was anti-democratic and “reminiscent of regimes of old”.

“You Have learnt nothing from Brexit. In The Event You had supplied David Cameron concessions, particularly on immigration, I would have to admit that the Brexit vote would never ever have came about,” he said.

Telling MEPs “thank God we are leaving”, Mr Farage said the European was “deluding itself” if it believed the “populist wave” of protests towards the based European political order used to be over.

Negotiations between the uk and European are continuing even supposing the most recent round of talks, due to begin on Monday, were put back every week to allow “More time for consultation”.

Conversing on Tuesday, former Brexit minister Lord Bridges said the uk need to be “honest” concerning the “complexity and scale” of leaving the Ecu in addition to the dearth of time to succeed in settlement with the Ecu.

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