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It's not either or. It's the EU Council (by weighted majority), AND the EU Parliament (by simple majority) which must agree a deal. Given that each government has it's own parliamentary processes to go through to agree a deal, the hurdle of getting a weighted majority on the Council is probably a lot tougher than getting a simple majority of the EU Parliament (many of whose members will probably just be delighted to see the back of Farage et al by any means possible).

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