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What I hear from EU leaders ...

Tusk sums it up best:

The position of the member states of the EU will be, there is an escape route: revoke Brexit! We'll welcome you back in the union.

Negotiator Michel Barnier was clearly disappointed in the massive defeat for PM Theresa May. His few words amounted to: "The British will need to tell us what their solution is for the impasse."

This is a repeat of the conclusion reached mid-December with the meeting of the 27 members ...

EU leaders tell May to find Brexit consensus among MPs

UK ally the Dutch stated clearly there is no room for any concession. After two years of negotiation, what's on the table is de best deal: the Withdrawal Agreement. The EU will preserve the interest of its member states. If the MPs of British Parliament think they can put pressure on Brussels in the next few days, they are grossly mistaken! If that's their game plan, they will be disappointed. Clearly the ball is in the UK court.

"The defeat in the House of Commons for the withdrawal agreement was so clear, thus for the British government it's their move, London must now propose how to proceed."

EU Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker makes it clear in line with words spoken by Michel Barnier ...

Brexit news latest: Europe reacts to Theresa May's crushing defeat, saying 'time is almost up'
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Global Warming - distance between America and Europe is steadily increasing.

by Oui on Tue Jan 15th, 2019 at 11:51:44 PM EST

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