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The 2019 UK General Election: towards a Brexit catharsis?

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On 12 December 2019, UK voters confront another choice whether to advance Brexit or not. More than three years after the referendum, all issues have been scrutinized and the collective effort that Brexit requires has become clear. Apart from involving the public in the most momentous choice in the orientation of UK foreign policy in decades, the general election provides a useful opportunity for the UK and the EU to take stock of the shortfalls of their negotiating strategies and to contemplate future scenarios. The UK and the EU have a common interest in maintaining a cooperative relationship whilst they search for ways to address the democratic demands they both face.

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