France welcomes EU Commission’s new Brexit negotiator

European Union – Appointment of Michel Barnier as Chief Negotiator in charge of the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union

Paris, 27 July 2016

Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, welcomes the appointment of Michel Barnier by the President of the European Commission to the important position of Chief Negotiator in charge of the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union.

The Minister sent Michel Barnier a message of congratulations./.

Published on 28/07/2016

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