Brexit: British Parliament delays withdrawal from EU till June 30

Source : 112 Ukraine

The UK was supposed to leave the EU on March 29, but Theresa May's Cabinet offered to delay it; next, the government will turn to the EU asking to delay the procedure as well
22:48, 14 March 2019

Theresa May, British Prime Minister

The House of Commons of the British Parliament ruled to delay the procedure of Brexit until late June. Now, the country will not have to leave the EU on March 29, Sky News wrote.

412 MPs upheld the decision; 202 voted against. 

Related: President of European Parliament allows postponing Brexit

Theresa May's government submitted the respective request at the consideration of the Parliament. Next, the Cabinet would turn to the EU asking to delay Brexit. The statement says that Article 50 would be extended by June 30, if the MPs approve the Prime Minister's agreement by March 20. If the agreement is not reached by then, the government will be looking for a further extension, but the EU would have to accept it and set the boundaries. 

Related: EU starts reviewing agreement on Brexit in Brussels, - Bloomberg

UK withdrawal from the EU was set from March 29, 2019. It was defined by the referendum in June 2016, where almost 52 percent of the citizens supported the exit from the EU so that the country could get back the control over its resources, laws, borders and the domestic market.  

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