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What led to Brexit?

UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON (OBSERVATORY VIDEO) — It’s been three years of political drama ever since Britain voted to leave the EU in 2016.

But Britain’s proposed exit from Europe has been held up by endless political dealing, negotiating, and technicalities. It’s cost the jobs of two Conservative Party Prime Ministers and a third – Boris Johnson – is facing a snap election in December.

After agreeing on a withdrawal agreement with the EU, the UK’s government is now on course to deliver Brexit in the new year. But will the voters who chose to leave, finally get what they wanted? What sent Britain down this path in the first place?

Here’s what you need to know, to understand the origins of Brexit.


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