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External relations govt's 'biggest challenge'

Article 50 triggered on 29 March

Managing the Island's external relations in the wake of Brexit presents the biggest challenge for this Manx government.

That's the view of Chief Minister Howard Quayle.

He says protecting the Island's interests during the United Kingdom's negotiations with the European Union will demand a lot of his time and attention over the next four years.

Yesterday British Prime Minister Theresa May triggered article 50, formally starting the process of Britain exiting the E.U.

Mr Quayle says his top team won't be able to deliver it's program for government if it's torpedoed by a problem from Brexit:

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