May says UK preparing for no deal if no acceptable Brexit proposals agreed

May says UK preparing for no deal if no acceptable Brexit proposals agreed

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SALZBURG, Austria (Reuters) – Britain is making ready to depart the European Union with out an settlement on the phrases of its departure until there’s a proposal it deems acceptable, British Prime Minister Theresa Might stated on Thursday.

Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa Might leaves after a information convention after the casual assembly of European Union leaders in Salzburg, Austria, September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Might stated that she would solely conform to a “backstop” proposal for the Irish border if it labored for the entire United Kingdom.

“If there is no such thing as a settlement on a deal that’s acceptable to the UK, then we’re making ready for no deal,” she stated at a information convention after assembly EU leaders in Austria.

“I imagine we are able to get an excellent deal. I imagine there’s a rising need to take a seat down and be certain that we are able to obtain a deal.”

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper, writing by Alistair Smout; modifying by Man Faulconbridge

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