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Britain to leave the EU : May moves Brexit vote and wants to trade agreements with the EU post

for Tuesday's planned vote in the house of Commons about the Brexit agreement with the EU will be postponed. The British Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Monday in Parliament. She held on Monday afternoon with a speech before the deputies. Initially, it was unclear when the vote instead, is to be held.

The agreement would have been rejected by a considerable majority," she said on the Monday before the members of Parliament to justify. A defeat could lead to Mays as head of government.

especially, the resistance in the Parliament against the so-called Backstop in the Brexit agreement was crucial, said May. This provision is intended to prevent between the British Northern Ireland and the EU Ireland after the Brexit again, border controls will be introduced.
May want to discuss prior to the EU summit at the end of the week with their counterparts from the EU and the tips of the EU Commission and the European Council, the "clear concerns" of Parliament. From the EU side, it had been on Monday but the clear message that there will be no renegotiation of the agreement.

preparations for hard Brexit accelerated

A successful Brexit would require compromises on all sides, says May. Neither the supporters of a second referendum, the proponents of remaining in the single market, yet the proponents of a disordered Brexits were in the majority. In view of the situation, the government is speeding up preparations for a hard Brexit.

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The Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon accused the British Prime Minister of cowardice, because she wanted to postpone the parliamentary vote on the Brexit Treaty. stop The agreement must be reported immediately to the house of Commons for the vote, so that they can be rejected, she says. (AFP, Reuters, dpa)

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