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Russian Brexit-Interference? The Opposition wants to view the report

The British Opposition has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson, immediately a report about a possible intervention of Russia in the Brexit Referendum release. It accuses the head of government, the document of the intelligence Committee until after the parliamentary election on may 12. To December hold back, as British Newspapers reported on Tuesday.

A government spokesman rejected this. The required approval process was not yet complete. The Chairman of the Committee Dominic Grieve said the report could contain information for the voters "of concern". Grieve was excluded Johnson from the Tory group, because he had been in the Brexit-armed against the government. He wants to compete as an independent candidate in the next election.

Six weeks for the release?

The former head of intelligence service MI5, Jonathan Evans, demanded an explanation. "If the government has a reason why (the report) is not to be before the election, released, then you should explain this very clearly," said Evans, the BBC Radio 4 on Tuesday.

it is reported As the daily newspaper "the Guardian", has Johnson the report on 17. October get. The processing takes usually only ten days, said Grieve. Downing Street, however, stressed that for the release of approximately six weeks are required. The Report should examine a possible influence of Russia on the referendum on the Brexit in 2016. Members of the intelligence Committee, originally wanted to make before the parliamentary elections of recommendations for greater security measures against external interference.

Corbyns complicated Position

Boris Johnson has, meanwhile, of leader of the opposition Jeremy Corbyn, a clear Position on the Brexit required. In the case of the upcoming parliamentary elections on 12 June. December, the voters would have to have a "clear picture" of what it wanted to company of the respective top candidates in terms of the British withdrawal from the European Union, say it in a Letter of Johnson's to Corbyn, which was released on Tuesday from the seat of government from Downing Street.

Johnson accused Corbyn of refusing for months to provide information about what kind of agreement he wanted with the EU to conclude. "Now is the time to clarify and explain what your project really is," said the Letter from the Prime Minister. The agreement, which he negotiated with the EU, is the only way to get the Brexit on the stage.

Corbyns Labour party in the Brexit question is a complicated Position. If the majority after the parliamentary election, enough, want Labour to negotiate a new agreement with the EU and then a referendum to prevent, in the case of the British can also for remaining in the EU votes. The revised agreement is to include a customs Union with the EU.

Because of the Labour desire for further Revision of the Brexit agreement, Johnson accused Corbyn, he wanted to apparently "return to base". Corbyn, in turn, puts Johnson to the load, to be "a real program" was to the conservative doctrine of former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (1979-90) to build. Johnson pursued a "backward-looking" policy that he wanted to cash in on the rights that were spread in generations of struggle for the workers only, it is called in the manuscript of a speech that wanted to keep Corbyn on Tuesday. (sda/red)

Created: 05.11.2019, 13:32 PM

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