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Belgium: Current Brexit deal ‘the best and the only deal possible’ – EU spokesperson01:15

Belgium: Current Brexit deal ‘the best and the only deal possible’ – EU spokesperson

Belgium, Brussels
January 7, 2019 at 14:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

Chief Spokesperson of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas reiterated the EU Commission's Brexit position, saying that "the deal on the table is the best and only deal possible,” in Brussels on Monday.

Schinas emphasised that "this deal will not be renegotiated" and added that the Commission "will now follow closely the ratification process in the UK."

The Brexit withdrawal agreement is reportedly scheduled to be voted on in the UK's House of Commons on Tuesday January 15. The vote was postponed in December by UK Prime Minister Theresa May and many sources believe that the deal will still fail to attain a majority due to opposition from both sides of the debate.

Belgium: Current Brexit deal ‘the best and the only deal possible’ – EU spokesperson01:15
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Chief Spokesperson of the European Commission Margaritis Schinas reiterated the EU Commission's Brexit position, saying that "the deal on the table is the best and only deal possible,” in Brussels on Monday.

Schinas emphasised that "this deal will not be renegotiated" and added that the Commission "will now follow closely the ratification process in the UK."

The Brexit withdrawal agreement is reportedly scheduled to be voted on in the UK's House of Commons on Tuesday January 15. The vote was postponed in December by UK Prime Minister Theresa May and many sources believe that the deal will still fail to attain a majority due to opposition from both sides of the debate.

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