Britain will leave EU by Oct 31 ‘come what may’: Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson urged the EU to compromise as he prepared to submit a new Brexit plan but warned Britain was ready to leave without a deal on October 31, “come what may.” (File photo: AFP)

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Wednesday urged the EU to compromise as he prepared to submit a new Brexit plan but warned Britain was ready to leave without a deal on October 31, “come what may.”

Johnson said an alternative to a “compromise for both sides” - which included no customs checks “at or near” the Northern Irish border - was for Britain to leave without a deal, “an outcome for which we are ready.”

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Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 10:00 - GMT 07:00
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