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EU can decline agreement of "A.50(3) period" for any reason.

Sure, the EU can refuse to approve a future agreement. And the Uk can refuse to approve a future agreement. In both cases, the UK reverts to third country status. But "everybody" says that a future agreement can be reached.

Seems to me that the UK refusing a WA with a backstop is equivalent to the UK saying that a suitable future agreement cannot actually be reached, in which case it might as well be a no-agreement withdrawal right now.

by asdf on Sun Sep 29th, 2019 at 01:47:23 AM EST
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UK refusing a WA with a backstop is equivalent to the UK saying that a suitable future agreement cannot actually be reached
The WA is the "backstop" to "no deal" crash, hard landing, cliff edge "accident", wtf. A 21-month Safe Space (financial "certainty) to iron out incompetence and clear political hurdles to EU trade in force for permanent exit date.

Guardian poll smoke FWIW perception. Both Con and Lab are running to exit. doh. It's obvious tho' why UK ELECTION 2020 IS A TRAP! with or without the SCHEDULE FORM LETTER.

c'mon

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sun Sep 29th, 2019 at 03:05:53 AM EST
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Michel Barnier: Boris Johnson's behaviour has `limited the chance' of a Brexit deal
The EU is now concerned that any concession it could make would be wasted on such an unstable government, which has burned any political goodwill by deploying the language of betrayal and surrender when talking of those who oppose a no-deal Brexit.
read: sympathy for Remainers referendum 2.0, sympathy for Agile® customs dev, but mostly EU approval of "A.50(3) period" extension based on UK parliament approval of WA which is not going to happen

Might as well leave UK to it, meet up on the other side for basic ETA.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.

by Cat on Sun Sep 29th, 2019 at 03:28:08 AM EST
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by Bernard on Sun Sep 29th, 2019 at 01:23:32 PM EST
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Possibly the funniest letters ever
by asdf on Sun Sep 29th, 2019 at 03:58:41 PM EST
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are you mental? As we mentioned in previous letters to you and your predecessors, we believe that the Withdrawal Agreement is the best way to protect citizens and businesses. Every issue raised in your letter-from trade in goods to citizens' rights and data flows-has already been addressed comprehensively in the Withdrawal Agreement. There is no other way to achieve all the benefits that the Withdrawal Agreement provides....

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Sun Sep 29th, 2019 at 04:10:58 PM EST
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