British Labor Leader Rejects Talks With Prime Minister Unless No-Deal Brexit Is Ruled Out
Friday, 18 January 2019 The British government has insisted that cross-party talks to find a consensus on Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit plans have been “constructive,” despite the refusal of Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn to engage in discussions with the prime minister unless she categorically rules out the possibility of the U.K. leaving the European Union without a deal, CBNC reports.As leader of the largest opposition party in the Westminster Parliament, Corbyn has issued an order instructing his own MPs (Members of Parliament) that they should not hold meetings with Conservative opponents unless that specific precondition is satisfied. But a Downing Street spokesperson told reporters Thursday night...
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