March 31, 2021
The UK’s decision to withdraw from the European Union (EU), following a referendum in 2016, has had a wide-reaching impact on the country's geopolitical climate. The move has affected the EU as a whole. While the country exited the trade bloc early last year, the nuances of the agreement between the two entities were finalized in December 2020. With this, the UK became a separate entity from the start of 2021.