On the eve of the extraordinary EU summit, which will consider the issue of postponing “Brexit”, between the UK and the EU there is no unity regarding the new date of separation. The British Parliament on Tuesday evening, April 9, approved the proposal of Prime Minister Theresa May to postpone the country’s withdrawal from the EU until June 30. 420 deputies voted for the corresponding government initiative, against – 110.
At that time, the President of the European Council Donald Tusk supports a longer delay of the “Brexit”. “Our experience and deep split in the Lower House (British Parliament) give little reason to believe that the ratification process can be completed before the end of June”, – said in an invitation to the leaders of the EU Tusk to an extraordinary summit on “Brexit”. German Chancellor Angela Merkel also said that it is possible to transfer the “Brexit” at the end of 2019 – early 2020.
The EU will propose a new date “Brexit” March 30, 2020?
As of the date that Brussels has to offer London, discusses the March 30, 2020, FreeNews reports the same day with reference to the representative of the EU.
The British Parliament has already rejected the “Brexit” Treaty three times, which was previously agreed by the representatives of the United Kingdom and the European Union. The debate held on April 9 once again showed deep differences in the positions of British parliamentarians, the dpa notes. While supporters of the hard “Brexit” insist on a momentary exit from the EU even without an agreement, other MPs are in favor of maintaining close ties with the EU, including the customs Union, and others are seeking a second referendum.
The problem of postponing “Brexit” will be discussed on April 10 at an extraordinary EU summit. If the new date of the UK’s exit from the EU is not approved, it will be forced to leave the EU on April 12. Initially, “Brexit” was to be held on March 29 this year.