Brexit and what article 50 realy means?

Brexit is the greatest disaster to befall the European Union (EU) in its 60-year history – but the referendum in which British voters opted to leave the bloc does not automatically signal the country’s exit. That is the job of Article 50.
Article 50 of the Treaty of Lisbon gives any EU member the right to quit unilaterally, and outlines the procedure for doing so. It gives the leaving country two years to negotiate an exit deal and once it’s set in motion it can’t be stopped except by unanimous consent of all member states.
No country has ever left the EU before, and there was no way to legally leave the EU before the Treaty of Lisbon was signed in 2007. The Lisbon Treaty, which became law in December 2009, is designed to make the EU “more democratic, more transparent and more efficient” and is an agreement signed by the heads of state and governments of countries that are EU members. For the next two years, Britain will thrash out a deal for leaving the EU, a process that’s likely to be lengthy and complicated.
Any deal must be approved by a “qualified majority” of EU member states and can be vetoed by the European Parliament. The terms of exit will be negotiated between Britain’s 27 counterparts, and each will have a veto over the conditions. It will also be subject to ratification in national parliaments, meaning, for example, that Belgian MPs could stymie the entire process.

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