British Prime Minister Theresa May has reiterated that a European Union divorce deal endorsed by the bloc on Sunday was the “only possible deal” that would provide control of UK borders and budgets while maintaining close cooperation with EU regulations that was good for business and the security of the broader region.
“In any negotiation, you do not get everything you want … I think the British people understand that,” said May in a news conference after the EU summit of leaders in Brussels on Sunday.
May said that if the British Parliament approved the Brexit deal, Britain would usher in a “brighter future”.
However, lawmakers from across the political spectrum, including those from May’s own Conservative Party and the opposition Labour Party, have said that they would reject the Brexit agreement once it comes for final approval.
They have been at odds with May over an array of issues, including her style of negotiation,…