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UK PM urges MPs to unite, support Brexit deal

LONDON, Feb 17(KUNA) -- UK Prime Minister Theresa May urged on Sunday, Conservative MPs to put aside "personal preferences" and support a Brexit deal in the House of Commons.
In a letter to all 317 Tory members of Parliament, the prime minister said " without a withdrawal deal passing in the Commons, Parliament might stop Brexit altogether".
In the letter, May said she would return to Brussels to meet European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker next week.
She will also speak to the leaders of every EU member state over the coming days, before 40 days from exiting the EU. On other hand, EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier will meet the EU's chief negotiator Michel Barnier in Brussles on Monday, to discuss the Proposed procedures for compensating the mechanism of trade and customs on the Irish borders.
Meanwhile, British Attorney General Geoffrey Cox will set out what changes would be required to eliminate the legal risk of being indefinitely trapped in the controversial Irish backstop in a speech on Tuesday.
Britain has six weeks until officially leaving the EU, due to 29 March, whether with or without a deal.(end) mrn.nhq