European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas said Monday that the EU is "ready to begin negotiations".
A Downing Street spokesman said the government wants the negotiations to start as soon as possible but added that ministers "fully appreciate it is right that the other 27 European Union states have time to agree their position". If the rest of the European Union agrees, the two-year negotiating period can be extended, leaving Britain in the European Union for a while longer.
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny has warned the talks could turn "vicious" and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has predicted they will be "very, very, very hard".
Jean-Claude Juncker thinks Brexit is a bad idea.
The British government announced Monday that it will formally begin its exit from the European Union on March 29.
Hitherto, the European Union has presented a united front on Brexit, but it will quickly become clear that numerous negotiating topics and red lines are unique to individual states; things will become more granular, complicated and divided.
'Half memberships and cherry-picking aren't possible.
She added: "We should have self determination and all options should be on the table and we should debate independence and what that should mean for Wales aswell".
It is hoped the deal will create more than 9,000 jobs in the area. "And it is good to know that Prime Minister Theresa May shares this view". It should be noted that the advance warning is only a matter of courtesy and not a formal procedure.
'We are on the threshold of the most important negotiation for this country for a generation.
"The Prime Minister is getting on with delivering the will of the British people".
Downing Street has confirmed within past few minutes ruling out an early General Election ahead of Brexit negotiations.
Plaid Cymru leader Leanne Wood (right) with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
In an attempt to convince fellow United Kingdom nations that their input is vital to the upcoming Brexit negotiations, Prime Minister Theresa May will be starting her tour of the United Kingdom on Monday.