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 Britain could delay leaving EU

Brexit could be delayed as government departments are not ready.

Censor.NET reports citing Reuters.

Britain could leave the European Union toward the end of 2019, instead of early that year as expected by some politicians. The government departments set up to handle Brexit and international trade are not fully staffed.

Prime Minister Theresa May has said she will not invoke "Article 50", the two-year formal process for divorcing the bloc, this year as the country needs time to prepare for negotiations.

Read more: Brexit may take up to six years, - UK's Foreign Secretary Hammond

The UK voted to leave the EU on June 23.
 
 
 
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