November 11, 2019
INTERNATIONAL NEWS

Brexit now 31 January 2020, EU says

The European Union has granted Britain’s request to extend its exit from the union until 31 January 2020.

Donald Tusk, president of the EU Council announced today in a tweet.

Donald Tusk

@eucopresident

The EU27 has agreed that it will accept the UK’s request for a flextension until 31 January 2020. The decision is expected to be formalised through a written procedure.

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Brexit was initially scheduled for 31 October, with Johnson making the deadline a do-or-die matter. But the House of Commons voted to ask for a delay.

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