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Will you continue to cooperate in third countries on development cooperation?

Will you continue to cooperate in third countries on development cooperation?

The EU will maintain its autonomy and strategic programming of development priorities. The EU and the UK will continue to cooperate on the ground to maximise the impact of development cooperation. The UK will be able...

Will UK participation in EU missions and operations have to stop?

Will UK participation in EU missions and operations have to stop?

The UK will be invited to participate by the Union in its missions and operations on a case-by-case basis (no standing invitation), following the existing rules and preserving the independence of the Union’s decision-making process.

Will the EU and the UK continue to cooperate on sanctions?

Will the EU and the UK continue to cooperate on sanctions?

EU sanctions will continue to be driven solely by EU interests. However, cooperation is important to maximise the impact of our sanctions. We should cooperate with the UK the same way we cooperate with other like-minded...

In practice, this means that the UK would be able to

In practice, this means that the UK would be able to

The negotiating directives propose an ambitious law enforcement and judicial cooperation in criminal matters, guaranteeing at the same time security and fundamental rights of our citizens. Cooperation will, however, be different from what we have today....

What would the UK role in Europol be?

What would the UK role in Europol be?

The negotiating directives provide for cooperation between Europol and the United Kingdom law enforcement authorities. This will be done in line with the rules for third countries established in EU legislation.

Will the UK keep access to the Schengen Information System (SIS)?

Will the UK keep access to the Schengen Information System (SIS)?

Non-Schengen third countries do not have access to SIS. SIS is a measure that contributes to security within the EU, in which there are no internal borders. It is intrinsically linked to the free movement of...