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British Parliament votes for Brexit start
10:44, 2 February 2017
British Parliament votes for Brexit start

498 deputies supported draft law on exit from European Union, 114 deputies were against

10:44, 2 February 2017

www.telegraph.co.uk

The House of Commons of the British Parliament voted to Implement Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty on European Union on withdrawal from the EU, reports Russian BBC.

After two days of debates in the Parliament, the draft was voted for by 498 deputies and voted against by 114.

During the discussion the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis reminded MPs that if they did not approve the bill, they would go against the will of the people.

Related: Le Pen thinks Brexit will cause domino effect in Europe

The second reading of the bill, during which the question will be discussed in more detail, is scheduled for February 6.

Earlier it was reported that how Britain's Brexit would affect Ukraine. Britain with its current government is unlikely to completely break the dialogue with Moscow.

Related: Theresa May to abolish House of Lords if it tries to block Brexit, - Daily Mail

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