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British PM May secures 'legally binding' changes to Brexit deal

IANS  |  London 

British has secured "legally binding" changes to her deal just less than 24 hours before a in the Parliament on the deal, according to senior British here.

David Lidington, the Minister, told the on Monday that the Parliament will vote on this "improved" deal on Tuesday, reported.

The changes "strengthen and improve" the withdrawal agreement that will see the UK leave the EU, as well as its future relationship with the bloc, said Lidington, May's de facto deputy.

May, who is fighting to save her deal with the (EU), arrived in late Monday for last-ditch talks with senior EU officials in order to have the withdrawal agreement passed in the parliament.

"The EU cannot try to trap the UK in the backstop indefinitely, and that doing so would be explicit breach of the legally binding commitments that both sides agreed," Lidington said.

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First Published: Tue, March 12 2019. 05:00 IST
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