Brexit minister: UK has no intention of asking for longer Brexit transition

19 October 2019 17:38 (UTC+04:00)

By  Trend

Britain has no intention of extending the transition period that follows Brexit past the current December 2020 end date, Brexit minister Stephen Barclay said on Saturday, Trend with reference to Reuters reports.

“We have no intention of going beyond December 2020,” Barclay told BBC News.

Asked if Prime Minister Boris Johnson would ask the European Union to delay Brexit past the current Oct. 31 deadline if the law required it, Barclay said Johnson would comply with the law.

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