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No 10 plays down hopes of Brexit breakthrough

No 10 plays down hopes of Brexit breakthrough



Downing Street has no plans to publish proposals despite chance of border compromise
Downing Street has played down the prospect of an early breakthrough in Brexit talks despite hopes of a compromise on the Irish backstop, as Boris Johnson prepares to meet the European commission president, Jean-Claude Juncker.There has been a renewed drive in No 10 for an agreement since parliamentarians passed a law aimed at blocking a no-deal Brexit on 31 October and twice rejected Johnson’s demand for a snap general election. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/sep/13/no-10-plays-down-hopes-of-brexit-breakthrough

Author : Heather Stewart, Daniel Boffey and Lisa O’Carroll

Publish date : 2019-09-13 17:40:08

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