May presses on with Brexit plan despite resignations

in english/The Daily Star/سياسة

British Prime Minister Theresa May won the support of senior ministers and an endorsement from Europe’s most powerful leader, Angela Merkel, Tuesday, surviving the explosive resignations of two top Cabinet members in protest at her Brexit plans.

May’s government was rattled Monday by the departures of Foreign Minister Boris Johnson – the face of Brexit for many – and her chief Brexit negotiator David Davis. Both fiercely criticized her negotiating stance.

Speaking alongside the German chancellor at a news conference in London, May rejected the charge that she had caved in to pressure from Brussels to keep strong ties with the bloc…

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