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French President Emmanuel refused shifty, during the Group of Seven summit in Taormina (Italy) British Prime Minister Theresa May request negotiations on a trade agreement between the European Union and Britain before "Brixt".
I repeated May in the meeting duo first between them and shifty on the sidelines of the summit desire to launch negotiations for the signing of a future trade agreement between the European Union and Britain in conjunction with the negotiations on the exit of her country from the bloc and without waiting for the settlement of sensitive issues relating to the financial bill for the process Brixt and the rights of European nationals residing in Britain .
She told reporters in front of May "in terms of Berixt say clearly that the European Treaty provides for the two-year deadline to negotiate out future relations with the European Union. After we left, it is important to know not only the terms of going out and also what will be the future relationship, including commercial. "
The renewed May, emphasizing its desire to "clarify the status of the European population in the UK and vice versa as soon as possible."
But shifty saying only that "Europe will be united in Brixt negotiations", and this means, according to the French delegation said Paris would stick to the position taken by other European countries, which is based on negotiating first and then after about Brixt on relations between the European Union and Britain.
He added that shifty "France and Britain will maintain close relations in all areas of economic, security and diplomatic cooperation between our two countries."
The British government was activated last March 29 to Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty officially exit the country from the EU measures with a two-year negotiations.
In April, the leaders of the European Union acknowledged the "consensus" major guiding principles that will determine the course of European negotiators during the Brixt process demonstrates their unity in the face of Britain.
In early May this, the Union's chief negotiator on Brixt Michel Barnier warned that Britain's exit "will not be quickly and without pain."
The Mai held a bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump expressed its support for the Brixt. A spokesman for Trump said officials "affirmed their commitment to the promotion of trade between Britain and the United States through a commercial agreement after Brixt."