LONDON: The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to endorse the Brexit deal with London, removing the last barrier to Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union.
Despite half a century of sometimes uncomfortable participation, the United Kingdom would leave the EU at midnight Brussels time on Friday, the day started with British’s Permanent Representative likely to be EU Ambassador, Tim Barrow giving back the final Brexit deal.
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Brussels ‘ leading names had already been signed and sent to London for UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to approve for the British Government.
“This move means that the United Kingdom has met its legal obligations with respect to our departure from the EU,” an official said. After two decades as a thorn on the side of Brussels, Nigel Farage, a veteran MEP and member of the British Brexit Part, was in a triumphant mood.
However, there were tears and some sentimental chanting at a goodbye conference between pro-European British MEPs and their European groups.
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“At 11:00 p.m., the United Kingdom would exit the European Union on 31 January and we will reach the point of no return,” Farage said at a news conference.