Following the rejection of the Brexit Treaty in the House of Commons, the EU has called for clarity from Great Britain on the next course. With the negative vote, the danger of a disorderly exit without agreement has increased, said European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker, Juncker demanded from London "to clarify his intentions as soon as possible". The time for this was before the planned United Kingdom and Gibraltar European Union membership referendum almost expired on March 29th.
Also EU Council President Donald Tusk demanded from Great Britainto act quickly. If an agreement is impossible, but nobody wants to leave without an agreement, "who will ultimately have the courage to say what the only positive solution?" He said in the short message service Twitter. The remaining 27 EU countries would remain united and take a responsible stance, said a spokesman for Tusk. The EU will prepare for all scenarios.
vice-chancellor Olaf Scholz spoke of a "bitter day for Europe". "We are prepared," the Finance Minister assured in a message on Twitter. "But an unregulated Brexit is the worst of all possibilities". That applies to the EU, "especially" but to Great Britain.
From a "sad evening" speaks CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Such a clear rejection was not expected, she says. "We have to keep a cool head now, even if the heart is really heavy." There is still time until the end of March to avert an unregulated Brexit. The SPD chairman Andrea Nahles urged the British to act swiftly. "London is now the turn," said Nahles on Twitter. The message to the British is loud: "The door to Europe remains open."
Left party leader Dietmar Bartsch Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked to explain the further procedure in a government statement in the Bundestag. "Is the EU prepared for the cold Brexit, what does the Federal Government intend to do to avert damage from the Brexit chaos of Germany?" Asked Bartsch.
According to French President Emmanuel Macron According to the EU
made as many concessions as they did in the current agreement
can. Should there be a disorderly Brexit, first and foremost
the British lose, he explains.
The Irish Government of Leo Varadkar regrets in one
Explanation of the outcome of the vote on the neighboring island. The
Brits need to clarify what to do next. In that
Letter is advised that a renegotiation of the
Agreement for the EU is out of the question. The government will now press ahead with its preparations for a disorderly Brexit.