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UK PM says 'no sufficient support' for 3rd Brexit deal vote

Xinhua | Updated: 2019-03-26 00:37
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement about Brexit in Downing Street in London, Britain, March 20, 2019. [Photo/Agencies]

LONDON -- British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday that there is "still not sufficient support" in the House of Commons for a third vote on her Brexit deal.

She made the statement at the House of Commons as the European Commission announced that it had completed its preparations for a potential no-deal Brexit on April 12, warning that scenario was "increasingly likely."

May said that the government will oppose the amendment that would lead to a series of so-called indicative votes on alternatives to May's deal.

May is expected to bring her Withdrawal Agreement back for a so-called third meaningful vote. However, the government had earlier said that it won't do that unless it was sure it had enough support to win such a vote.

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