EU's Juncker Names France's Michel Barnier To Lead Brexit Talks:



EU's Juncker names France's Michel Barnier to lead Brexit talks: 

BRUSSELS, (APP - UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 27th july,2016) - European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday appointed veteran French politician and former EU commissioner Michel Barnier to lead the negotiations with Britain on its exit from the bloc.

"I am very glad that my friend Michel Barnier accepted this important and challenging task.

I wanted an experienced politician for this difficult job," Juncker said in a statement. "I am sure that he will live up to this new challenge and help us to develop a new partnership with the United Kingdom after it will have left the European Union."