the Uk government had appealed for a postponement of the EU-the exit June 30. But from the EU, the answer was a different one: the country now offered a postponement of the exit until 22 may, if utträdesavtalet get yes in the uk parliament next week.
If we get a no vote in next week's vote, the british still have the opportunity to shoot up the EU-the exit to the 12th of april.
many of the EU leaders are heartily tired of Brexit and want to get the thing out of the world in good time before the elections to the european Parliament at the end of may. But at the same time want to avoid a potentially very destructive hard Brexit.
president of the French republic Emmanuel Macron said ahead of the summit that he wanted to make the postponement with a " yes " in next week's vote in the british parliament on the utträdesavtalet.
" We can go with a technical delay of the EU-exit, but only if the british parliament votes yes to the utträdesavtal we negotiated for two years. If it does not get any vote at all, or if the parliament votes ' no '– we then all immediately against a avtalslös Brexit, " said Macron before they closed the doors behind him.
Prime minister Theresa May had the opportunity to speak to EU leaders, before she was forced to leave the room.
The subsequent discussions were long and by all accounts hard. In the end, EU leaders have thus reached a compromise, which shoots a disorder of the ”hard” Brexit forward in time.
such A avtalslös Brexit would mean massive disruption in the uk economy, with the risk of shortages in the stores, delays in the ferry, rail and air traffic, and thousands of lost jobs. But also parts of the EU are likely to suffer hard – and Macrons harsh words although do not seem to the other EU-leaders have to be ready to find out how bad it can be.
stands ready to assist in a crisis situation in connection with the Brexit. According to Skynews has the force's management team has just been put in the ”very high” readiness.
Operation Redfold, that bet is called, is led from a kärnvapensäkrad bunker under the ministry of defence.
It really says it all.
at the same time the uk population on its way to polarize into two camps. On the one hand, those who at all costs want to stop Brexit, with or without a new referendum. On the other hand, those who now want the country to take the step into the unknown and leaving the EU without agreement.
Remain and Leave. As if the referendum would be held on new.
On Thursday, a medborgarförslag to stop Brexit completely, virally on social media. It reached over a million signatures on the parliament's website and the interest was so large that the entire site was down during part of the afternoon.
to stop Brexit. She seems to listen more to the other side, where a lot of people just want to get out of the union – regardless of the price.
the Prime minister has invested almost all his political prestige to ensure the outcome of the referendum, and to bring Brexit in the port.
the Problem is that the ship the united kingdom is not in port, but in the middle of the sea. And it's blowing up a storm.
In his speech to the nation on Wednesday evening blamed the May clouds on the country's parliamentarians, including the prime minister's party colleagues.
" I know that you, the public has had enough. You are tired of all the fights, political games and intrigues, the old-fashioned procedures, and on the members who don't talk about anything other than Brexit. I agree with you. I stand on your side, asserted the prime minister.
in the parliament.
”Trump-rhetoric”, rumbled the opposition. But what's worse is for Theresa May: even some of the doubtful members that she needs to get support in a vote on the utträdesavtalet has become upset.
If there is to be a ”third time lucky” May have to she is likely to get the support of members from several different parties, beyond her usual base. For theory, the governing party the Tories a slim majority in the house of commons, so long as you have the support of the ulster unionist DUP. But on two occasions now utträdesavtalet voted down, then the DUP's ten members and a hundred or so rebellious ”brexitörer” in the Mays group voted no.
These stubborn brexitörer constitute almost one third of the Toryledamöterna and they see a avtalslös Brexit as the best option for the country, as long as it is for them so odious reservplanen (”backstop”) for the border in Ireland is available in Mays agreements.
is probably the most compelling reason to Macron backed off. The irish prime minister, mr Leo Varadkar wants to avoid at all costs a hard Brexit, as it is likely to lead to checks along the day completely open the border in Ireland.
If there is the political krutdurken on the island explode, something that would get price increases, loss of jobs and cancellations of trains that look like trifles in comparison. In the end, peace in northern Ireland at the games.