Senior Belgian diplomat named to lead Brexit negotiationsA senior Belgian diplomat has been named the EU‘s chief negotiator for the British exit from the bloc, diplomats say in Brussels. Didier Seeuws is to head the so-called Brexit Task Force in the EU Council of Ministers, which represents the bloc‘s member states. Seeuws was the chief of former president of the European Council Herman Van Rompuy‘s cabinet until the end of 2014. He currently holds a director‘s position on the EU Council of Ministers.
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