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EU urges preparation for all possible Brexit scenarios

Brexit will undoubtedly cause problems regardless of how negotiations end, warns EU.

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EU member states and companies must on all levels step up their preparations for all possible outcomes of ongoing Brexit negotiations, including the possibility of the negotiations ending without being resolved, the EU Commission warns Thursday, adding that the UK's withdrawal from the EU will "undoubtedly cause problems".

"There is no certainty that an agreement will be reached. And even if an agreement is reached, the United Kingdom’s relationship with the European Union will no longer be one of a Member State and thus, will be in a fundamentally different situation," the Commission writes in a memorandum, adding:

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