The European Parliament largely ratified the agreement that would govern commercial relations Posebricksit Its president announced officially on Wednesday, between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom, David Sasoli.
Vote by secret vote Tuesday afternoon determined Approval by 660 votes in favor of the treaty, 5 against and 32 prosecutions.According to the declared results.
The head of the European Council, Charles Mitchell and the President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, “Hearty” congratulations for the decision of Parliament.
Mitchell reported on Twitter that “a new era” is now opening up in relations between the European Union and London, although von der Leyen has warned that the faithful application of the mechanisms established in the agreement will be “necessary”.
The ratification of the post-Brexit agreement thus ends the troubled chapter of the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union, a move that shook the foundations of EU institutions.
For his part, the British secretary for relations with the European Union, David Frost, pointed out that the two sides could now “start a new chapter together as Europeans, featuring friendly cooperation between sovereigns on an equal footing” is.”
The agreement on commercial relations between the two former partners wreaked havoc by nearly a full year until 2020, and was sealed in extremes in late December, a few days before the final deadline.
The British side ratified the agreement in December, but the European Parliament warned that scrutiny of more than 1,200 pages of the treaty would require time for ratification.
Thus, the agreement Posebricksit It was provisionally implemented until the end of February and again until the end of April, pending the European Parliament’s vote.