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No Brexit transition period without withdrawal agreement: EU's Barnier

AFP  |  Brussels 

The EU's chief negotiator warned British lawmakers Tuesday against the "dangerous illusion" that they could benefit from a transition deal even without a proper divorce deal.

"Listening to debate in @HouseofCommons: there seems to be a dangerous illusion that the UK can benefit from a transition in the absence of the WA (withdrawal agreement," tweeted in a dramatic intervention as British MPs prepared to vote on the deal struck by

"Let me be clear: the only legal basis for a transition is the WA. No withdrawal agreement means no transition.

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First Published: Wed, March 13 2019. 00:15 IST