European Parliament approves Brexit deal

(VOVWORLD) - The European Parliament on Wednesday approved the Brexit deal agreed with the UK government, one of the last formal steps required, after three and a half years of negotiations, to take Britain out of the European Union on January 31. 
European Parliament approves Brexit deal - ảnh 1 The UK will officially leave the EU in January 31, 2020 (Photo: The Guardian)

The vote was 621 for, 49 against, with 13 abstentions.

The UK and the EU will enter a transition period, which is set to end on December 31, to discuss future relations, particularly a bilateral free trade agreement.

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