The Pros And Cons Of Brexite From The European Union

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Countries band together to promote trade, defend human rights, protect the environment and repel threats. They sign treaties and join international groups, and each time they do, they give up a bit of independence. That happened in a big way with the creation of the European Union, a free-trade zone and global political force forged from the fractious states of Europe. The question always was, could this extraordinary experiment hold together? The people of the United Kingdom gave their answer in a June referendum, shocking the world by voting to leave the bloc they'd joined in 1973. The way many Britons saw it, the EU was expensive, out of touch and a source of uncontrolled immigration. They chose what's become known as Brexit. Seeing that…show more content…
On June 28, 2016, the European Parliament, following a meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker, the Commission’s President, and Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, Minister of Defense of the Netherlands, which held the EU Council presidency until the end of June 2016, adopted the Resolution on the Decision to Leave the EU Resulting from the UK Referendum. The European Commission formed a Taskforce for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom Under Article 50 of the TEU. On July 27, 2016, Junker appointed former financial services commissioner and former French Foreign Minister Michel Barnier to negotiate the UK’s exit from the EU. Barnier will begin his duties in October 2016 and report directly to the Commission. The Council emphasized that “until the UK leaves the EU, EU law continues to apply to and within the UK, both when it comes to rights and

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