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PM May signs Brexit letter to EU - photograph
March 28, 2017 / 9:11 PM / 8 months ago

PM May signs Brexit letter to EU - photograph

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May signed a letter on Tuesday to European Council President Donald Tusk notifying the European Union of Britain’s intention to leave the bloc, a photograph seen by Reuters showed.

British Prime Minister Theresa May in the cabinet office signs the official letter to European Council President Donald Tusk invoking Article 50 and the United Kingdom's intention to leave the EU on March 28, 2017 in London, England. After holding a referendum in June 2016 the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the signing of Article 50 now officially triggers that process. REUTERS/Christopher Furlong/Pool

The letter is due to be delivered by hand to Tusk in Brussels on Wednesday by Tim Barrow, Britain’s permanent representative to the EU. May will also notify parliament about the letter.

Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge and Dylan Martinez; Editing by Louise Ireland

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