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.
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