Brexit Groundhog Day as EU leaders stand firm in face of British political stalemate

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As the December European Council drew to an end, EU leaders must have felt that they were living their own Brexit Groundhog Day. As has become the norm since the Brexit negotiations began in March 2017, the European Union is faced with a British government in crisis. As the countdown to leaving the European Union reaches 100 days, the EU’s unanimous reaction to the crisis in the UK is clear: the withdrawal agreement is the only Brexit deal available and it is the UK’s government responsibility to find the domestic consensus to ratify the withdrawal agreement. No deal is not the preferred scenario, but the EU is ready for it.
Original languageEnglish
TypeThe Conversation
Media of outputBlog Entry
PublisherThe Conversation Trust (UK) Limited
Publication statusPublished - 14 Dec 2018



  • Brexit
  • European Union
  • Crisis
  • British politics

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