Downing Street: Britain not to trigger EU divorce before end of year
Theresa May is reportedly sympathetic to the case for acting by April at the latest.
LONDON - British Prime Minister Theresa May will not begin formal divorce talks on leaving the European Union before the end of the year, a government spokeswoman said on Friday.
Bloomberg cited unidentified officials as saying that May is sympathetic to the case for acting by April at the latest.
"We don't recognise this briefing," a Downing Street spokeswoman said when asked about the report.
"The government's position has not changed. Article 50 will not be invoked before the end of the year," the spokeswoman said.