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WorldMerkel says still sees 'every chance' for Brexit deal

12:41  11 september  2019
12:41  11 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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German Chancellor Merkel said she believes there is still a chance to reach a deal on Britain's exit from the EU. Merkel also said Berlin is preparing for

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that while there was " still a chance " for an accord with Britain to leave the EU, Berlin was preparing for the possibility of a no- deal Brexit . "There is still a chance to achieve a good and sustainable exit accord," Merkel told parliament ahead of a crunch EU

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday she believed agreement could still be reached with Britain on an orderly exit from the EU, pledging to fight for a deal.

Merkel says still sees 'every chance' for Brexit deal© John MACDOUGALL German Chancellor Angela Merkel told the German parliament there was still time to hammer out a workable accord for Brexit

Speaking to the Bundestag lower house of parliament, the German leader said there was still time to hammer out a workable accord.

"The EU will in a few months experience the exit of an important member, the exit of Britain," Merkel said.

"I am firmly convinced that we still have every chance to do it in an orderly way and the German government will work toward making this possible until the very last day."

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that while there was " still a chance " for an accord with Britain to leave the EU, Berlin was preparing for the possibility of a no- deal Brexit . "There is still a chance to achieve a good and sustainable exit accord," Merkel told parliament.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday that while there was " still a chance " for an accord with “There is still a chance to achieve a good and sustainable exit accord,” Merkel told Merkel said she saw the integrity of the European Union at stake over the Brexit issue and warned against

However she added that if the European Union and Britain failed to agree on terms for Brexit that Germany as the bloc's top economy was "prepared" for a disorderly divorce.

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson suspended parliament Tuesday following a series of bruising clashes with MPs over his Brexit plan but insisted he was making every effort to strike an exit deal with the European Union.

Merkel says still sees 'every chance' for Brexit deal© John MACDOUGALL In the event of a no-deal Brexit, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Berlin was prepared for a disorderly divorce

As the planned departure date of October 31 looms, Johnson said: "We're working very hard to get a deal. I think we will get a deal but if absolutely necessary we will come out with no deal."

The Conservative leader has faced intense opposition in the House of Commons to his threat to leave the bloc without agreeing exit terms with Brussels.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that there is still a chance to strike a Brexit deal with the U.K. Merkel added that she will work “until the very last hour” to prevent a no- deal scenario, which Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said he still would like to see the Brexit deal is ratified in

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday that there is still a chance to strike a Brexit deal with the UK. "We will have to be successful". “Where there is a will there is a way,” Merkel said , speaking at a press conference in Dublin during a visit to the Irish capital.

Before he suspended parliament, MPs rushed through legislation requiring Johnson to postpone Brexit by three months if he fails to secure a deal at an EU summit on October 17-18.

He took office in July promising to renegotiate the Brexit terms struck by his predecessor, Theresa May, which were rejected three times by MPs.

He has previously said he would rather be "dead in a ditch" than delay Brexit.

Merkel has repeatedly expressed concerns that a no-deal exit could deal a body blow to the European economy with a recession already looming.

But she has stressed that the integrity of the EU is too important to sacrifice core principles for the sake of a deal.

UK PM Johnson says some progress being made in Brexit talks .
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Thursday some progress was being made in Brexit talks but that Britain should still prepare to leave the European Union on Oct. 31 without a deal. © Reuters/HENRY NICHOLLS British PM Johnson attends a roundtable at Downing Street in London "I think we are making some progress," Johnson said in a broadcast clip, adding that European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker's saying on Wednesday that he was not "emotionally attached" to the Irish backstop was encouraging.

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