Merkel Grants U.K. Time to Set Brexit Strategy as EU Moves Ahead

  • Other EU countries to move forward with ‘European project’
  • Europe waiting for U.K. to show its hand, Merkel says

German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

Photographer: Maurizio Gambarini/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she “can allow the time” for the U.K. to decide what it wants from the European Union in Brexit talks, signaling that the other 27 member countries will press ahead with “the European project” in the meantime.

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