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Tuesday 20th March 2018

BREAKING: No-Deal Brexit on October 31 Still 'Most Plausible' Scenario: French Minister

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7Dnews London

Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:37 GMT

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said Tuesday on October 1st that a no-deal Brexit on October 31st remained the "most plausible" scenario, adding that Britain had yet to come up with acceptable proposals on how to avoid a messy divorce from the EU.

"The EU is still open to other proposals that would be compatible with the withdrawal agreement (agreed with Prime Minister Boris Johnson's predecessor Theresa May)," Le Drian told parliament.  

But in the absence of such proposals, the scenario "of a withdrawal on October 31st, of a no-deal exit, is the most plausible," he added.

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