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Theresa May’s Demands to Renegotiate Brexit Deal Rejected by EU


(Adam Bienkov & Adam Payne – Business Insider)

Theresa May’s demand to reopen negotiations on her Brexit deal has been officially rejected by the European Union.

In a joint statement released by May and the European Commission’s president, Jean-Claude Juncker, after the British prime minister traveled to Brussels on Thursday morning, the two leaders said they had engaged in a “robust but constructive” conversation but confirmed that the Withdrawal Agreement was not up for renegotiation.

“President Juncker underlined that the EU27 will not reopen the Withdrawal Agreement, which represents a carefully balanced compromise between the European Union and the UK, in which both sides have made significant concessions to arrive at a deal,” the two leaders said in a statement. Click here to read more.

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