British PM Mulls Postponing Brexit Voting

London, Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May is

considering postponing the vote on Britain’s exit from the European


Some of the British prime minister’s aides and ministers are

expected to announce on Monday that a crucial vote of the House of

Commons on Britain’s exit from the European Union will be postponed.

The “Sunday Times” said that that May’s plans to travel to Brussels

in a final attempt to persuade EU leaders to relax the terms of the


The British parliament was due to pass a crucial vote on Tuesday on

the main provisions of the EU-negotiated exit agreement with Brussels.

May has recently rejected calls by pro-EU MPs to hold a second

referendum on Britain’s exit from EU, saying voters had made a “clear

message” in 2016, when 52 percent chose to leave the EU.

Source: Oman News Agency