Future of Brexit at Stake in Britain Election

Thursday, 12 December 2019 23:59 WIB

Voters in Britain are casting ballots Thursday in an early general election that may bring a long-awaited resolution to the departure from the European Union they approved in a 2016 referendum. Prime Minister Boris Johnson focused his campaigning efforts on a slogan to "Get Brexit Done." He says a parliamentary majority for his Conservative Party would allow him to push through a previously rejected divorce deal with the EU and carry out Brexit by January 31. His challenger, Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn, said if he wins Britain will hold a new referendum to ask if people still want to...

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