Boris Johnson calls for a general election on December 12

The British Prime Minister hopes to give the Conservatives the majority they need to achieve the Brexit they want. This election must still be supported by the Labor opposition.

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, on his release from 10 Downing Street in London, Thursday, October 24. ADRIAN DENNIS / AFP

No Brexit in Hallowen but elections at Christmas. This is what Boris Johnson proposed to deputies Thursday evening October 24 in yet another rebound of Brexit. The British Prime Minister has called, in a BBC interview, for the holding of a general election on December 12, a vote that still needs the support of the Labor opposition.

This new offer in the form of blackmail to the deputies is thus formulated: Boris Johnson wants well " be reasonable " and give them more time to examine his "Superb" with Brussels, provided that they support his request for a general election. Boris Johnson also reproduced on his Twitter account a letter to the Labor opposition leader, Jeremy Corbyn, in which he pleads for the organization of elections to break the deadlock, reminding the Labor leader that he has several times that it would support early legislative elections once a postponement was granted by the European Union.

If Parliament "Wants more time to study" Brexit agreement with Brussels, "(MPs) can have it but they must approve a general election on December 12", he said to a week from the planned date for the exit of the EU. With this proposal, the British Prime Minister hopes to give the Conservatives the majority they need to achieve the Brexit they want.

Tuesday, having managed to win a comfortable majority for its agreement with Brussels, with 30 votes in advance, Boris Johnson had paused in the debates in Westminster on the law of integration of Brexit in the British law, after the MEPs refused him an ultra-fast text examination procedure (two days).

The British prime minister was forced to demand a three-month Brexit postponement to the EU. European leaders must give their answer in the coming days. According to the future President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, the likelihood that the European Union will accept a new postponement of the date of departure from the United Kingdom "Looks very good".

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