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British Minister admits 50/50 chance Brexit may be stopped

Source : 112 Ukraine

Fox stressed that he was not sure that Parliament would support the conditions for leaving the European Union
17:39, 30 December 2018

Deutsche Welle

Secretary of State for International Trade of Great Britain Liam Fox said that there is a 50 percent chance that Brexit will be stopped if it is rejected by the country's parliament next month. This is reported by Reuters.

In his opinion, the probability of a Brexit stopping by parliament is “50 to 50”.

“If we were not to vote for that, I’m not sure I would give it (Brexit) much more than 50-50,” Fox, a leading supporter of leaving the EU, told the Sunday Times newspaper.

With three months left until the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on March 29, May’s Brexit deal is floundering, opening up a range of possibilities from a Brexit without a trade deal to calling Brexit off.

Earlier this month, May pulled a planned vote on her deal after admitting parliament would reject it. Lawmakers are set to vote on the deal in the week starting Jan. 14.

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