One more step towards Brexit

Published on 16 January 2020 at 06:59

On January 13, the House of Lords began examining the United Kingdom's withdrawal agreement from the European Union. The House of Commons adopted it the previous week. Except for a last-minute surprise, nothing should stand in the way of Brexit, scheduled for January 31. A transitional period during which the EU and the United Kingdom must negotiate their future commercial relations will take place until the end of the year: a real challenge, since this period is considered too short in Brussels.
Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has rejected any extension.

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