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Belgium: UK flag taken down at European Council in Brussels

Belgium, Brussels
January 31, 2020 at 19:50 GMT +00:00 · Published

Britain’s flag was taken down at the line of EU member state flags at the European Council in Brussels on Friday hours before Britain officially begins its witdrawal from the bloc.

The UK is set to become the first country to leave the European Union after being its member for 47 years.

The 11-month transition period will begin on Friday at 23:00 GMT.

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Britain’s flag was taken down at the line of EU member state flags at the European Council in Brussels on Friday hours before Britain officially begins its witdrawal from the bloc.

The UK is set to become the first country to leave the European Union after being its member for 47 years.

The 11-month transition period will begin on Friday at 23:00 GMT.

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