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UK News A Brexit deal has been reached, say UK's Johnson and EU's Juncker

13:20  17 october  2019
13:20  17 october  2019 Source:   france24.com

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The EU Commission president and UK prime minister both say a Brexit deal has been reached . Euronews is no longer accessible on Internet Explorer. This browser is not updated by Microsoft and does not support the last technical evolutions.

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says a Brexit deal has been reached , according to a Twitter post on Thursday The pound spiked against the dollar on the news. “Where there is a will, there is a deal - we have one! It’ s a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the

Boris Johnson, Michel Barnier, Jean-Claude Juncker are posing for a picture © Yves Herman, REUTERS | British Prime Minister Boris Johnson meets with European Commission President...

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday that Britain and the European Union agreed a new Brexit deal, hours before a new summit in Brussels.

"Where there is a will, there is a deal – we have one! It's a fair and balanced agreement for the EU and the UK and it is testament to our commitment to find solutions. I recommend that (EU summit) endorses this deal," EU's Juncker tweeted, referring to the European Council of the leaders of member states that was to meet later Thursday.

What's new about Boris Johnson's Brexit deal?

  What's new about Boris Johnson's Brexit deal? Boris Johnson declared that the controversial backstop was dead as a new deal was struck with the European Union on Brexit. But Michel Barnier, the EU's chief negotiator, said much of the text of the agreement was the same as a year ago.So what has changed?RegulationsNorthern Ireland will remain aligned with the single market on goods, but checks and procedures will take place at ports and airports, and not at the border.

A Brexit deal has been agreed between UK and EU negotiating teams before a meeting of European leaders in Brussels. The two sides have been Prime Minister Boris Johnson tweeted: "We've got a great new deal that takes back control." This breaking news story is being updated and more details

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (R) poses with Negotiators from the U . K . and EU have reached a draft Brexit deal in the eleventh hour of talks and ahead of a crucial EU British MPs had rejected a Brexit deal arrived at by previous Prime Minister Theresa May three times

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson also broke the news, tweeting that "We have a great new deal that takes back control."

He now has to convince the British Parliament to back it, although he has no majority there.

After the announcement of the deal, Northern Ireland’s DUP stated that its position had not changed and it could not support Boris Johnson's deal in Parliament. Earlier on Thursday, the unionist party announced it was saying "no" to it. Former Prime Theresa May failed three times to convince the DUP to back her text, before stepping down.

(FRANCE 24 with AFP and REUTERS)

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