European Council President Donald Tusk said Wednesday that he will be handed a Brexit notification letter on the same day, which marks the official beginning of Britain’s exit from the EU.

British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for Prime Minister's questions at the House of parliament in London, Britain, Feb. 8, 2017. The British House of Commons on Wednesday night passed the Brexit Bill which gives the British government the power to begin the formal process of Britain leaving the European Union. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)
British Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street for Prime Minister’s questions at the House of parliament in London, Britain, Feb. 8, 2017. The British House of Commons on Wednesday night passed the Brexit Bill which gives the British government the power to begin the formal process of Britain leaving the European Union. (Xinhua/Tim Ireland)
“At 13:20 today (11:20 GMT), UK #Brexit notification letter (article 50) will be handed to me by (British) Ambassador Tim Barrow,” Tusk tweeted.

Tusk will make a statement at 13:45 (11:45 GMT) on the notification letter, according to his weekly schedule posted on his Twitter account.

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday signed the notification letter. Enditem

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