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‘Suspending’ Article 50: What options does the UK have?

Open Europe's Aarti Shankar argues that the UK cannot easily 'suspend' the Brexit process to buy time.

However, the UK cannot easily ‘suspend’ the exit process to seek more time. It can either request an Article 50 extension from the EU – which would require unanimous approval from member states. Or it can unilaterally withdraw its decision to leave the bloc.  in theory, if it becomes clear the UK is using it in order to buy more time, the EU retains the right to cancel the revocation and ask the UK to leave

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Original article link: https://openeurope.org.uk/today/blog/suspending-article-50-what-options-does-the-uk-have/

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