Even With A New Agreement, Brexit Is Not A Done Deal. Here’s Why

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The European Union and the United Kingdom reached a new Brexit agreement on Thursday, and while it appeared to mark a big breakthrough in the years-long process, the saga doesn’t end here. The withdrawal deal still needs approval in both the U.K. and European parliaments. Although EU leaders unanimously endorsed it in Brussels on Thursday, it faces stiff opposition in Britain’s Parliament, which has voted down three previous Brexit deals. The U.K. is scheduled to leave the EU on Oct. 31. Here are some of the sticking points in the latest withdrawal deal and what could happen next. What are some details of the agreement? After Britain leaves the EU, Northern Ireland would still legally be inside the U.K.’s customs area, but it would begin collecting duties for the EU on products arriving from Great Britain that could eventually be destined for Ireland. That arrangement prevents the need for a customs border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland. But it effectively creates one

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