It was on 23 June 2016, when the British voted in a referendum to leave the European Union. Less than a year later, London sent a request to Brussels, which triggered Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. The request was received at that time European Council President Donald Tusk. Negotiations began, first on an agreement setting conditions for leaving the European Union, including guaranteeing rights for Europeans in the British Isles, including the Poles, and later in a new trade agreement.
An agreement setting new rules for cooperation was negotiated a week ago.
You cannot celebrate divorce. It hurts, and I regret it a lot, but luckily there was an orderly exit from the European Union
– European Union negotiator Michel Barnier commented.
He emphasized that our freedom is in our hands and it is up to us to use it in the best possible way. He also indicated that Great Britain is free to do things differently, if not better than the European Union
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote in his New Year’s Eve message Thursday evening.
Thanks to the agreement, as of January 1, 2021, there are no customs duties or export limits, although there would be difficulties in mutual communication, as London did not want to be closely linked to Brussels. To the north, Great Britain and the European Union are separate markets and regions for customs and regulation.
Brexit. Travel rules change to Great Britain.
From January 1, 2021, travelers from the UK to Poland will be subject to the same regulations as those traveling from third countries, that is, they are not members of the European Union.
The changes mean new caps on the value and quantity of imported goods in personal effects and new rules for transporting animals. It does not apply to travelers from Northern Ireland as it will be treated as an EU member state in this regard.
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