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EU rejects renegotiating Brexit deal as British PM arrives in Brussels

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(EU) has once again warned British that it will not renegotiate the agreement as she reached in an attempt to persuade EU leaders to agree to make important changes as per UK Parliament's demands.

According to CNN, European Commission's president, Jean-Claude Juncker, on Thursday stated that the EU could only "add wording" to the Political Declaration about what they aim for in their future relationship.

The of the European Council, Donald Tusk, mulled what a "special place in hell looks like" for those who promoted Brexit, "without even a sketch of a plan guiding, how to carry it out safely".

Tusk made these remarks after meeting with Ireland's Prime Minister, or Taoiseach, on Wednesday.

Last year, British lawmakers voted in favour of an amendment that seeks to reopen negotiations with the over the backstop, an to avoid a hard border with Ireland, in case the UK fails to secure a comprehensive deal with the EU.

The stakes are high, as the UK is slated to leave the EU on March 29 with no deal in sight due to the rejecting the previously negotiated treaty with the EU by a large margin.

In 2016, over 50 per cent of the UK electorate had voted to leave the EU, following which the had triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, beginning the country's process of exiting from the bloc.

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 12:32 IST
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