Brexit: UK's Boris Johnson in Europe to lobby leaders

Mixed messages from Germany and France as UK Prime Minister Johnson lobbies leaders on no-deal exit from the EU.

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    British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is getting mixed messages from European leaders on Brexit.

    French President Emmanuel Macron says Europe won't be held hostage to Britain's democratic crisis, warning a no-deal Brexit was the most likely outcome.

    But German Chancellor Angela Merkel was more optimistic, giving Johnson a 30-day deadline to find a solution.

    Johnson wants to get rid of the so-called "backstop" which keeps the United Kingdom in a customs union indefinitely.

    Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports from Berlin.


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