Mei assured Merkel that it would begin negotiations on Brexit in time

© RIA Novosti / Alex Monotonicity in photobacteria Minister Theresa mayMei assured Merkel that it would begin negotiations on Brexit in time© RIA Novosti / Alex Monotonicity the image Bank

Prime Minister Theresa may has assured German Chancellor Angela Merkel that intends to start negotiations on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the EU in the «next couple weeks» and that it expects to reach an agreement regarding the rights of EU citizens in Britain and Britons in the EU «at an early stage» talks.

«German Chancellor Angela Merkel called today the Prime Minister, to congratulate her. The Prime Minister has confirmed its intention to start negotiations for a Brexit, as planned, in the next couple of weeks and said that we will seek mutual agreement on the rights of European citizens and of British citizens at an early stage», — reads the statement of the representative of the office of the Prime Minister.

The start of negotiations on Brexit is scheduled for June 19.

Foreign leaders congratulate Mei on his re-election to Parliament, as well as the fact that the Conservative party received the most votes.

In reality, the conservatives got in early parliamentary elections of June 8, only 318 seats — 12 less than they had in the previous Parliament, and 8 less than needed for an absolute majority.

In the result of elections, which may initiated to strengthen the position of the party and your personally turned a «hung Parliament» and the necessity of forming a coalition, and the Prime Minister is now struggling for the preservation of the post. European leaders have managed to sneer on this subject, including calling the elections «another goal in your gates.»

Currently, Mei is engaged in the formation of the government, in parallel with negotiations on a possible agreement with the Democratic unionist party of Northern Ireland, which won the election with ten mandates. On Saturday evening a representative of the Prime Minister’s office said that the original agreement reached with the DUP. Meanwhile, the DUP advocated a more «soft» version of Brexit than may, which can affect the position of Britain in the negotiations.