Juncker: Can't Keep Extending Deadline 04/20 09:26
BRUSSELS (AP) -- European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker is
warning Britain that the country's departure from the European Union cannot be
put off "indefinitely."
Britain was originally scheduled to leave the EU on March 29 but that date
has been delayed twice, first to April 12 and now to Oct. 31, because the U.K.
Parliament has repeatedly voted down Prime Minister Theresa May's EU divorce
In an interview published Saturday, Juncker told Germany's Funke Media Group
he hopes Britain will "make use of this time and not waste it again. He says
"the best solution" would be for British lawmakers to have adopted the divorce
agreement by the new Brexit date.
He says "this must one day come to an end."
Juncker also said Britain will likely be an EU member next month when EU
elections are held.