EU Parliament Head Says Britain Now Faces Choice of Brexit Delay or No Deal

The New York Times 2 months ago

BRUSSELS — European Parliament head David Sassoli said on Wednesday that "not much progress" has been made in Brexit talks and that Britain must now ask for a delay to its Oct. 31 departure date or crash out without a divorce agreement.

"The European Parliament is of course open to possibility of an extension if there are specific objective reasons for it," Sassoli told a plenary session of the house. "Requesting extension is the prerogative of the UK.

(Reporting by Gabriela Baczynska, Marine Strauss; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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