European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has poironizirovat at a press conference on the topic of Brexit, RIA “Novosti”.
“No one understands England, although everyone understands the English language,” he joked.
Speaking about the referendum on Brexit in 2016, the EC President said he believes the mistake his silence then.
“It was my mistake not to intervene because we would be the only one who could destroy the lies. I was wrong, what was silent in important moment,” he admitted.
Previously, the summit, the EU ordered Britain to hold elections to the European Parliament in accordance with the legislation of the European Union, if it remains a member of the EU on may 23-26, and if not will ratify the agreement on access to may 22, 2019. Before that, the EU gave the UK a reprieve on Brexit until 31 October, and in the case of non-participation in election, Brexit will come June 1.