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Germany: Must prepare for no-deal Brexit until UK parliament ratifies deal

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(Reuters) - German said on Wednesday that he hoped a deal would be ratified in time for Britain's planned departure from the in March but it was necessary to keep preparing for a no-deal scenario until then.

Altmaier, who was meeting Britain's in on Wednesday, said he thought the draft deal and the declaration on future ties between the EU and Britain were a "balanced package" and offered a "good basis" for negotiations on future relations.

(Reporting by Michelle Martin; editing by Thomas Seythal)

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 16:31 IST