The British Prime Minister announced plans to demand compensation from the EU in the course of Brexit

Theresa May

Prime Minister Theresa may said that Brussels in the course of Brexit is obliged to pay the London its share of participation in joint projects. The corresponding opinion was expressed on Sunday, may 21, in an interview with the Sunday Telegraph, noting that the amount of compensation is calculated in billions of pounds.

“There is a lot of debate about what should be the obligations of the United Kingdom, or what are our rights regarding paid us in the past. We make it clear that we simultaneously consider both rights and obligations,” said may.

Speaking of joint EU projects, for participation in which the United Kingdom can expect to receive their share, she said the European investment Bank and the European investment Fund. “It will be, as you know, an important part of the negotiations”, — concluded the Prime Minister.

The Sunday Telegraph, citing government sources, said that the UK share of the European investment Bank is estimated at 16 percent (10 billion pounds, or 11.6 billion euros).

May 21 was also published an interview with the Minister for British exit from the EU David Davis. In an interview with The Sunday Times he said that London will cease negotiations with the EU on Brexit if Brussels does not cease to require 100 billion euros (85,9 billion pounds) to Britain and left the Commonwealth.

In early may, the Financial Times wrote that the head of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker requires London 50 billion pounds for Brexit. Chancellor of Austria, Christian Kern, according to the newspaper, appreciated the procedure 60 billion pounds, while France and Germany insist on the amount of 100 billion euros. According to them, that is how much the United Kingdom has the EU based the assumed long-term liabilities.

Then Davis said that London will not pay to Brussels € 100 billion.

March 28 Mei signed letter with notification of EU authorities about the formal start of procedure Brexit. Negotiating this process will take two years.