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This is all getting a bit circular

A change from the usual pear shape I suppose

The EU will delay its decision on the length of the Brexit extension until next Monday or Tuesday after France piled pressure on MPs ahead of a vote on Boris Johnson's demand for a pre-Christmas general election.
During a meeting of EU diplomats, the French ambassador stood alone in arguing that it was not the right time to agree a three-month delay, in a move that will be welcomed in Downing Street.
Only after the vote on Monday should the EU decide to "go short, to push for ratification, or long to privilege a general election", the ambassador told the other member states, according to a diplomatic note.

Parliament gets to decide between :

  • Boris's election before Christmas
  • Hard Brexit at Halloween

Looks like Macron's got Boris's back.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II
by eurogreen on Fri Oct 25th, 2019 at 02:50:51 PM EST
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