LONDON: United Kingdom Prime Minister Boris Johnson mentioned on Thursday that Britain and the European Union had agreed a “nice” new Brexit deal however nonetheless confronted resistance from the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) as he sought help for the deal.
Britain and the European Union have been racing to renegotiate the Withdrawal Settlement in time for an October 31 Brexit, however the deal nonetheless wants approval from parliament.
“We’ve bought an amazing new deal that takes again management,” Johnson mentioned in a tweet. “Now parliament ought to get Brexit executed on Saturday so we are able to
transfer on to different priorities like the price of dwelling, the NHS, violent crime and our surroundings.”
We’ve bought an amazing new deal that takes again management — now Parliament ought to get Brexit executed on Saturday so we are able to transfer on to different priorities like the price of dwelling, the NHS, violent crime and our surroundings #GetBrexitDone #TakeBackControl
— Boris Johnson (@BorisJohnson) October 17, 2019
Nonetheless, the DUP, who’ve expressed issues that the Brexit deal might lower Northern Eire off from Britain in customs and regulatory phrases, mentioned there had been no change of their place following the affirmation of the deal.
A number of hours earlier than the beginning of a summit of the bloc’s leaders in Brussels, European Fee President Jean-Claude Juncker mentioned in a letter that he would suggest that the leaders of the opposite 27 member states approve the deal, including it was “excessive time” to finish the divorce course of and transfer on as swiftly as potential to negotiations of the EU’s future partnership with Britain.