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No-deal Brexit 'near impossible to stop': Spain

AFP  |  Madrid 

A no-deal appears inevitable after British announced her resignation, paving the way for hardliners to take over, an increasingly assertive warned on Friday.

"Under these circumstances, a hard appears to be a reality that is near impossible to stop," told reporters.

She added "the British government, the British parliament" would be "solely responsible for a no-deal exit (from the EU) and its consequences." In an emotional announcement, May said she would step down as on June 7 and remain as in a caretaker role until a replacement is elected by the party.

That will end her dramatic three-year tenure of near-constant crisis over Britain's planned exit from the With her resignation, the manner of Britain's appears more uncertain than ever.

It could lead to Britain, which has already twice delayed its departure from the European Union, opting to leave the bloc without any kind of deal on October 31, the extended deadline agreed with last month.

Predicting "difficult times" ahead, Celaa said Britain's anticipated "disorderly exit" was "a clear example of what can happen if we let ourselves get swept along by extremes.

"We have to face this situation, strengthening the union, a made strong by deals and consensus and not a union defined by extremes, selfishness and nationalism.

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First Published: Fri, May 24 2019. 18:36 IST