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UK PM's second call for snap elections got rejected

Sep 10, 2019, 08.00 AM (IST)
Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday (September 10) he would not request an extension to Brexit, hours after a law came into force demanding that he delay Britain's departure from the European Union until 2020 unless he can strike a divorce deal. For the second time in a week, lawmakers rejected Johnson's request to try and break the deadlock through an early national election. Parliament is now due to be suspended until Oct. 14.