British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said Friday that the United Kingdom will be "out" of the European Union (EU) on January 31, and was determined to reach a new commercial relationship with that block.
"We will be outside the EU and this is the most important thing," said the Conservative leader in an interview with the BBC network, as part of the campaign for the general elections of December 12.
The "premier" insisted that brexit will allow the UK to do things "otherwise, reach free trade agreements, we will be out and that will be a great opportunity for our country. "
Johnson, who hopes to get the absolute majority, stressed that the agreement to be negotiated with the EU will be "like no other" that the block has done because it will do so with a country that "is already in perfect harmony with its (regulatory) arrangements".
"There is no reason why, between January and the end of next year (the transition period after brexit) we will not complete that free trade agreement and have a wonderful new relationship with the EU based on zero tariffs, zero quotas," he added. .
For the prime minister, the important thing is that companies may have "certainty" that until the end of 2020 "the same arrangements" and "zero rates" with "our European friends" will govern.
At the same time, he defended the withdrawal agreement he negotiated with the EU and said that expects the next Parliament to approve it because it will allow the British to recover "their money, their borders, their laws, they can make free trade agreements and, most importantly, the United Kingdom as a whole will leave" the EU.
No more extensions
The prime minister was resounding in stating that will not ask for another delay in leaving the UK from the community club -after the third requested recently until January 31-.
Johnson conservatives maintain a 14-point lead over Jeremy Corbyn Labor in the latest polls on voting intentions in the face of the December elections.
A recent YouGov poll gave the "tories" 42% support, 28% to Labor and Pro-European Liberal Democratic Party 15%.
According to the media, conservatives have gained more support after the Nigel Farage Brexit Party announced Monday that the formation will not present candidates in the 317 seats won by the conservatives in 2017, so as not to divide the vote.
The leader of the Brexit Party justified the decision in the fear that, in the event of Johnson's seats being contested, another fragmented Parliament may emerge in December, which will make it more difficult to realize the British withdrawal from the EU.