LON­DON UK’S May pleads for sup­port, says Brexit deal is al­most done

The Myanmar Times - Weekend - - World -

Bri­tish Prime Min­is­ter Theresa May sought to scotch a grow­ing re­bel­lion against her Brexit plans Mon­day, say­ing a di­vorce deal with the Euro­pean Union is 95 per­cent com­plete and urg­ing fel­low law­mak­ers to “hold our nerve” dur­ing the dif­fi­cult last push in ne­go­ti­a­tions.

May told the House of Com­mons that “the vast ma­jor­ity” of is­sues had been set­tled, in­clud­ing the sta­tus of Gi­bral­tar, Bri­tain’s ter­ri­tory at the tip of the Ibe­rian Penin­sula.

She said there is just “one real stick­ing point left” — the bor­der be­tween the U.K.’S North­ern Ireland and EU mem­ber Ireland.

“We can­not let this be­come the bar­rier to reach­ing the fu­ture part­ner­ship

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