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European Union set to offer delay until May 22 - five weeks shorter than May's request
"The European Union commits to agreeing, before March 29 2019, to an extension until May 22, provided the Withdrawal Agreement is approved by the House of Commons next week," read a draft agreement seen by Reuters as EU leaders met in Brussels.
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But Mr Varadkar said that if the UK does end up leaving the EU without an exit deal - it will be entirely by their own choice.

"We all need to bear in mind that nobody wants a no-deal here. But no-deal, if it happens, will be a British choice," he emphasised.

The Taoiseach said it was the UK who chose Brexit in the first place and it was they who fixed the March 29 deadline.

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They needed nobody's permission to revoke the Article 50 exit process - and resume EU membership right up to the deadline, he stressed.


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by Cat on Thu Mar 21st, 2019 at 07:22:28 PM EST

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