Merkel: We can have until Oct 31 for Brexit backstop solution

THE HAGUE  – German Chancellor Angela Merkel stated on Thursday she had not set Britain a 30-day deadline to discover a answer for the so-called Irish backstop, saying they may even have time till Oct. 31, when Britain is because of depart the European Union.

“I stated that what one can obtain in three or two years will also be achieved in 30 days. Higher stated, one should say that one may obtain it by October 31,” Merkel advised a information convention within the Hague.

Merkel had urged on Wednesday that Britain and the EU may discover a answer to the sticking level of the Irish backstop within the subsequent 30 days, a attainable sign she was keen to compromise with Prime Minister Boris Johnson.

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