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    European Parliament Holds Plenary Session Over Brexit - Video

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    Since the beginning of his tenure, Johnson has repeatedly vowed that the United Kingdom would withdraw from the bloc on 31 October with or without a deal. The prime minister has insisted that a backstop plan should be excluded from a deal previously agreed upon by London and Brussels

    The European Parliament gathered this Wednesday in Strasbourg, France to discuss the UK's withdrawal from the bloc and adopt a resolution laying out concerns over a possible no-deal exit.

    So far, the main stumbling block is the so-called Irish border backstop, which requires Britain to retain some EU trade rules.

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