PressTV-UK PM refuses MPs demand to rule out no-deal Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has refused a request from members of parliament to rule out a possibility that the country could leave the European Union at the end of March in a disorderly manner and without an agreement that could set out terms of a Brexit and future relations.

In a statement to the the House of Commons on Monday, May also rejected a demand by some lawmakers that there should be another popular vote to determine the fate of Brexit, saying such a vote that could abolish the results of the June 23, 2016 referendum, would undermine faith in the British democracy and damage social cohesion while it could also strengthen the hand of those seeking to break up the United Kingdom.

She also reminded the lawmakers that another referendum on Brexit would need an extension to UK’s 2016 decision to trigger Article 50 of EU’s Lisbon Treaty, a move she said would be highly difficult to go on with given EU’s potential…

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