Merkel welcomes May's Brexit 'clarity', vows European unity

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel shakes hands with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni after a joint press conference at the Chancellery in Berlin on January 18, 2017German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday welcomed the “clarity” provided by British Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech laying out her plans for Brexit. After talks with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Berlin, the leader of Europe’s top economy said that the remaining EU member states would enter into the negotiations with London with a united front. Merkel said that May’s keenly anticipated address Tuesday had provided a “clear impression of how Britain wants to move forward”.


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