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Tuesday 20th March 2018

May Calls on Parliament to Support Brexit Agreement

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7Dnews London

Mon, 26 Nov 2018 20:55 GMT

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Monday called on British lawmakers to ratify the EU exit agreement, which she called "the best possible agreement" and "the only one available."

She called on parliamentarians to support the deal in the name of national interest.

May stressed that the rejection of the agreement would mean "a return to start" which "will open the door to further division and uncertainty," after a European summit ratified the withdrawal agreement and political declaration on the future relationship after 17 months of difficult negotiations.

But opposition leader Jeremy Corbin responded strongly, saying the draft was a "national self-sacrifice."

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