Brexit, countdown: Elizabeth II signed the law on British exit from the EU

Queen Elizabeth II signed a bill to withdraw Britain from the European Union, prepared by the Prime Minister Boris Jones. Therefore, the document became law, writes TASS. Both houses of the British Parliament approved the bill by January 22. Brexit is scheduled for January 31.

Now a word for the Europe: on 24 January, the document shall be signed by the head of the European Council and the European Commission. The vote of the EU Parliament scheduled for January 29.

Recall, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales spoke out against divorce with Europe and called on the Queen to reject the bill.

it is Assumed that the UK would prefer a “hard” scenario of exit from the EU, that is, with the rupture of trade and economic relations. It was Boris Johnson.