Times: the British military is developing an emergency plan in case of a Brexit no deal
LONDON, November 18. /TASS/. British experts on military planning to enact emergency measures in the event of withdrawal from the EU without an agreement for Brexit. On Sunday the newspaper reported The Sunday Times citing a source in the British army.
According to the newspaper, around 20 officers, who usually control the operation Temperer, in which the soldiers assisted the police in case of terrorist attacks, have orders to speed up preparations for a possible Brexit scenario without transaction. The group will focus on how the military could help the police to maintain public order, as hospitals are supplied with medicines and how to avoid traffic jams in Kent, where there is a ferry, connecting Britain with the continent.
A total of 10 thousand troops in the shortest possible time can be involved in the emergency situation in connection with the Brexit, including 1.2 thousand personnel, who will be on duty around the clock, said The Sunday Times.
Negotiations between London and Brussels on the terms on which the UK out of the EU, began on 19 June 2017 in the Belgian capital. The year before the referendum on the issue in the United Kingdom victory with a score is 51.9% 48.1% was won by the opponents of European integration. Formally Brexit will be held on 29 March 2019, after which, according to the plan, there must be a transition period which will last until the end of 2020.