Boris Johnson sends an unsigned letter asking for Brexit delay:
(LONDON) Prime Minister Boris Johnson sent an unsigned letter to the European Union mentioning a postponement to Britain’s exit from the bloc yet included another note wherein he clarified that he didn’t need a “deeply corrosive” Brexit augmentation.
Johnson had recently said he would prefer to be “dead in a ditch” then request expansion to the Oct. 31 cutoff time.
In any case, he was constrained, by a law spent a month ago by opponents, to send a letter to the bloc requesting to push back the cutoff time to Jan. 31 after officials ruined his endeavor to pass his EU separation bargain on Saturday.
In an extraordinary step that demonstrates the extent of the Brexit fever grasping the United Kingdom, Johnson sent a sum of three letters to Donald Tusk, the leader of the European Council.
Initial, a concise spread note from Britain’s EU agent clarifying that the legislature was consenting to that law; second, an unsigned photocopy of the content that the law, known as the Benn Act, constrained him to compose; and a third letter wherein Johnson said that he didn’t need augmentation.
“I have clarified since getting to be Prime Minister and clarified to parliament again today, my view, and the Government’s position, that a further extension would harm the interests of the UK and our EU accomplices, and the connection between us,” Johnson said in the third letter which was signed “Boris Johnson”.
Johnson, for whom conveying Brexit is key to his arrangement to hold early elections, said he was sure that the way toward getting the Brexit legislation through Britain’s parliament would be finished before Oct. 31, as per the letter.
Tusk said he had gotten the requests from Johnson.
“I will presently begin counseling EU leaders on how to respond,” he said on Twitter.