Brandon Lewis has refused to say when the Tories' European election campaign took place She will start saying that his priority is not to fight them.
The United Kingdom will elect new MEPs on 23 May after Brexit has been delayed in a continued stalemate by Parliament.
Several parties have already launched their campaign The Conservative leader, Mr Lewis, told the BBC that his focus was on local elections next week.
The UK is expected to leave the EU on 31
This means that the United Kingdom must now hold elections to the European Parliament on 23 May, if they do not want to leave the EU without an agreement.
However, if an agreement can be reached among MEPs before 22 May, the UK could cancel its participation in the elections.
The Lib Dems launches campaign on Fri.
The Brexit Party of Nigel Farage and the pro-stay party Change UK have also launched their European Election Campaigns.
Labor's NEC will meet on Tuesday to decide on its manifesto for the campaign. However, when he asked for conservative campaign plans for BBC One's Andrew Marr Show, Lewis said, "As a government, our top priority is not to fight the EU elections."
I think we should do everything we can to respect the 2016 referendum. If we are at the point where we are definitely fighting the EU elections, we will make some decisions about that. "
He said it was" still time "" for the British Parliament to approve the withdrawal agreement, which it rejected three times, in time for Britain to leave the EU and not have to vote at all.
He rejects reports of donors abetting the Conservatives, saying the 2018 was a "record year of peace in peacetime".
Some Conservative members are reportedly planning to support the Brexit party in the elections, and Conservative council members in Derbyshire are refusing to protest in protest at leaving the EU.
Mr Lewis said: "I do not dispute the frustration that people in our party have about where we are at Brexit, I share that frustration, I want it done so we will not stand against these European elections . "
He added," I hope that conservative members, colleagues, volunteers, activists do not just want to vote for it, but campaign for conservatives to get elected because ultimately conservative representation is better than any other party.
Labor News frontwoman Rebecca Long-Bailey said on Sky News that the government still refuses to "continue its red line" in cross-party talks over a Brexit agreement.
She said, "Honestly I think the discussions so far have been productive, they've gone into great detail, there seems to be a willingness to consensus on both sides." "But we have not seen them yet." Government moves on one of the red lines, we have more discussions this week and hopefully we will see movement. "
At the end of March, Prime Minister Theresa May said the public would consider it" unacceptable ". I have to elect a new group of 73 members of parliament nearly three years after her election to quit the EU.
Earlier this month she agreed the EU is delayed by Brexit until 31 October, with the option to leave its exit agreement earlier.