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20 October 2019 [16:58] - Today.Az
Finnish Prime Minister Antti Rinne said on Sunday that he considers
it sensible that Britain would be given an extension of time preceding
the country's departure from the European Union (EU), reports Trend referring to Xinhuanet.com.
Rinne said in a release that it is in the interest of citizens and
enterprises in both the EU and Britain UK to avoid Brexit without an
Rinne said that the EU continues, on its part, the preparations and
ratification process "in line with the with the agreement negotiated".
He hoped that the processing of the agreement in Britain will progress.
"Finland, together with other EU countries, considers it important
that the agreement on Brexit negotiated with the UK will be accepted,"
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson had to write to the EU late
Saturday seeking another Brexit extension after British MPs voted to
postpone ratification of his divorce deal with the bloc.