LONDON – European Council President Donald Tusk stated on Monday Brexit could be mentioned on the council assembly on Thursday, together with find out how to assist the British authorities ratify the exit course of, however that the Withdrawal Settlement was not up for renegotiation.
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“I’ve determined to name #EUCO on #Brexit (Artwork. 50) on Thursday,” Tusk stated on Twitter.
“We is not going to renegotiate the deal, together with the backstop, however we’re prepared to debate find out how to facilitate UK ratification. As time is operating out, we may also focus on our preparedness for a no-deal state of affairs.”
WATCH: Theresa Might says Brexit vote will probably be postponed
Prime Minister Theresa Might abruptly postponed a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal on Monday, throwing Britain’s plan to go away the European Union into chaos after admitting that she confronted a rout.
Might‘s transfer on the eve of the scheduled parliamentary vote opens up an array of attainable outcomes starting from a disorderly Brexit with out a deal, a last-minute deal clinched simply weeks earlier than Britain’s March 29 exit, or one other EU referendum.
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Saying the delay, Might was laughed at by some lawmakers when she stated there was broad help for her deal reached with the EU final month, the results of 18 months of tortuous negotiations, and that she had listened rigorously to completely different views over it.
— Reporting by Ben Martin; enhancing by Kate Holton.