UK PM Johnson Speaks – Key Takeaways
Arslan Butt • 1 min read
Well before we begin, I would like you to know that the speech comes as a surprise from the source. Event added to the calendar just 2 hours before release time. British Prime Minister was due to speak about the priorities of the government at the House of Commons, in London.
In his speech, PM Johnson said:
I and all ministers are committed to leaving the EU On October 3.
I would prefer to leave the EU with a deal.
Existing Brexit deal is unacceptable to the UK Parliament.
Time limit on the backstop is not enough.
Backstop must be abolished to reach a deal.
I will work flat out to make a deal happen
The UK wants to negotiate new Brexit deal in good faith