UK PM Boris Johnson threatens a snap election

Published: Sep 03, 2019, 09:45 AM(IST)
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Monday (September 2) he did not want an election, as he called on lawmakers not to vote for a further delay to Brexit. Lawmakers plan to try to seize parliamentary time on Wednesday (September 3) to pass legislation which would force Johnson to ask for an extension to Britain's exit from the European Union. Britain will leave the bloc on October 31 without a deal unless an agreement is struck with the EU and ratified by the British parliament, or legislation is passed to delay or revoke the departure notice.
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