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    Earlier this week, Prime Minister Boris Johnson secured a win by striking the Brexit deal with the European Union, solving the problematic Irish backstop issue.

    Speaking at a parliament session that is to decide the future of the Brexit deal, Prime Minister Johnson said that his new deal can heal the rift in British politics and unite warring factions.

    According to the prime minister, the recently stricken deal is the best solution for the UK-EU divorce as there's little appetite in among the bloc's members for a further delay.

    "I must tell the House in all candour that there is very little appetite among our friends in the EU for this business to be protracted by one extra day," Johnson said during the parliament sitting on Saturday morning ahead of the vote on his Brexit deal.

    Meanwhile, UK House of Commons speaker John Bercow has selected for debate the amendment by Oliver Letwin from the Conservative party that would have UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson delay Brexit should relevant legislation be absent by the deadline on October 31.

    "I can inform the house that I have selected Amendment (a) in the name of Sir Oliver Letwin and others to Motion one," Bercow said during the parliament session on Saturday morning.

    The British Parliament gathered this Saturday to hold a discussion and a further vote on the Brexit deal that has been agreed upon by the country's prime minister with the European Union.

    During the meeting with the European Union's representatives earlier this week, Johnson managed to offer a new resolution to the so-called Irish backstop issue that had been the main stumbling block on the UK-EU divorce agenda.

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