[Berlin 11th Reuters]-German Prime Minister Merkel stressed that the UK could still leave smoothly after agreeing with the European Union (EU) on the 11th, while Germany did not agree He said that he is preparing for the occasional withdrawal.
British Prime Minister Johnson is aiming to agree on a withdrawal agreement at the EU Summit on October 17-18. The British Parliament passed a bill that would require the EU to postpone the withdrawal until 2020 if it could not agree, but Mr. Johnson has not broken his stance that he does not intend to request a postponement.
Merkel said in parliament that “the possibility of an orderly (Brexit) still remains and the German government intends to do this until the end, but is also preparing for a disorderly Brexit” .
Merkel said, “After leaving the UK, we want to work closely with the UK in terms of economics, diplomacy and security, and maintain a friendly relationship, but our economic competitors are just around the corner. It is true that it will be born ", and the remaining EU member states insisted that they need to strengthen their solidarity.