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On 29 March 2017, the United Kingdom notified the European Council of its intention to leave the European Union, in accordance with Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union. The European Commission’s Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom (UKTF) coordinates the work on all strategic, operational, legal and financial issues related to the United Kingdom’s withdrawal and its future relationship with the European Union. Michel Barnier is the Head of this Task Force.
Visits Paris: meets Mr Emmanuel Macron, President of France
Visits Madrid: meets Mr Pedro Sánchez, President of the Government; Ms Nadia Calviño, Vice-President and Minister for Economic Affairs and Digital Transformation; and Ms Arancha González Laya, Minister for Foreign Affairs, European Union and Cooperation
Visits Belfast: meets Ms Michelle O’Neill, deputy First Minister and Ms Diane Dodds, Minister for the Economy; delivers a lecture at Queen’s University Belfast
Visits Dublin: meets Mr Leo Varadkar, Irish Taoiseach; and stakeholders