The British Parliament has authorized Prime Minister Theresa May to resume negotiations with the European Union to replace a controversial guarantee for the Irish border in her Brexit agreement. This step was immediately rejected by Brussels flat rate.
Two weeks after the end of the divorce agreement May negotiated with the bloc for a year and a half with the bloc. MEPs on Tuesday supported a proposal to send them back to Brussels with a stronger mandate to look for changes that would more likely win their support.
At the same time they passed a noncommittal change that precluded a potentially chaotic no-deal exit.
But they did not vote for a more important plan that, supported by European supporters, would have attempted a Brexit delay if no new deal with the EU had been reached by 26 February.
With two Just a few more months before Britain has to leave the EU by law ̵
" Tonight, a majority of honorable members said "would support a deal with changes to the plot," said May, chairman of the ruling Conservative Party.
"It is now clear that there is a route that can secure a substantial and sustainable majority in the House to leave the EU with a deal," said May, adding that she is seeking "legally binding changes".
The Irish restraint plate is an insurance policy designed to prevent the reintroduction of a hard border between the EU member, Ireland and Northern Northern Ireland. Ireland, a crucial part of a 1998 peace. A deal that has been violent for decades and smooth trade maintained.
Critics, however, said they could bind the UK indefinitely to EU rules.
Proposal submitted by influential Conservative Legislator Graham Brady and adopted with 317 votes to 301 He called for replacing the restraint with unspecified "alternative regulations" and said that Parliament would support May's Brexit deal, if such a change were made.
The EU says "no"
The British pound fell quickly amid fears of May not being able to convince Brussels to re-enter the negotiations, with Brussels having repeatedly stated that it was one of the others 27 EU leaders signed contract does not want to reopen.
Immediately after the vote in Parliament, a spokesman for the President of the European Council, Donald Tusk The backstop is part of the withdrawal agreement and not intended for negotiation, a position repeated by the Irish Government.
"This is an agreement negotiated with the United Kingdom, Britain and the Prime Minister have split off – and now it looks as though tonight there will be essentially an objection and a rejection of the commitments made", said Irish European Affairs Minister Helen McEntee.
French President Emmanuel Macron's office said there could be no renegotiation and called for a "credible" British proposal.
If the UK Parliament can not find a majority for another way, Britain will leave the largest global trading bloc without a deal, a scenario that companies fear will bring chaos to the world's fifth-largest economy.
Neither May nor her ministers have outlined what compromises she would expect from the EU, but it is proposed to set a time-limit on the start-up ban or to allow a one-sided opt-out clause. Elements that miss their purpose, according to the EU. Hardline's conservative Legislators for Brexit made it clear that their support for May on Tuesday depended on their completing an approved deal.  EU diplomats reduced May's chances of being able to submit a significantly different deal to the UK Parliament in a decisive vote expected to take place on 13 February.
"May will now return to Brussels and be rejected" Diplomat was quoted by Reuters news agency. "The House of Commons will have to vote again on Plan C in mid-February and it will once again have to be A-Plan, but with even more pressure from the No-Deal Brexit threat."
Nadim Baba of Al Jazeera, report from outside the British Parliament in London, said the possibility of Britain, which was seeking a delay in its imminent exit from the bloc.
"On Tuesday, it should be about Parliament giving us an idea of what kind of deal it would be willing to resign," he said.
"But now we know that there will be more reflection here weeks, and it seems increasingly likely that the UK will have to ask the EU to renew Article 50 – buy more time for itself," he added referred to the legal communication that he had left the EU, which started a two-year process for Brexit.
British MPs rejected two amendments on Tuesday, a clear path for Parliament to prevent a no-deal exit if May can not bring about a deal Xth month.
Later, however, they endorsed a symbolic proposal calling on the government to stop a potentially disorderly no-deal exit and signaled that a majority would resist such exit.
It did not provide a mechanism to prevent a no-deal Brexit, but left open the option that politicians might try to take the initiative in the "changeable" vote that May promised for February 14, if they did not Deal can grant.  UK Labor Party Leader Jeremy Corbyn said he would meet with May to "find a reasonable Brexit solution suitable for the whole country", listing the changes that were made wanted to see his party, but that May has shown no sign of support.
Sterling, which recently hit a two and a half month high of $ 1,33218 on the hope that a no-deal Brexit would be avoided, fell 0.8 percent.
"This is not a good night for the country," tweeted Labor Labor's Wes Streeting
"The Prime Minister voted against her own deal to go bac to Brussels for something she said that it is impossible, the deputies voted against "no deal" – but also for "no deal." We are back soon for another round of Groundhog Day. "