UK prime minister says no, again, to second Brexit vote

UK prime minister says no, again, to second Brexit vote

LONDON: Britain’s prime minister has again spoken out against calls for a second referendum on Britain’s decision to split with the European Union.nnTheresa May wrote in the Sunday Telegraph that it would be a “gross betrayal of our democracy” to have another vote.nnShe said “millions came out to have their say” in the June 2016 vote that set Brexit in motion.nnHer embattled government has faced increasingly strident calls for another vote once the terms of Britain’s future relations with the EU are known.nnThe prime minister used the column to defend her “Chequers proposal” that would maintain some ties with the EU, and said she won’t be pushed around by EU negotiators.nnBritain is expected to leave the EU in March and enter a transition phase.nnSource: Press Trust of India

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