David Cameron says Boris Johnson was wrong to suspend Parliament

Xavier Bettel appeared next to an empty podium

Xavier Bettel appeared next to an empty podium

Johnson's office declined to have him appear at an open-air news conference after his meeting with Bettel, citing the presence of a small but audible group of anti-Brexit protesters, a lot of them expatriate Britons, who were clustered behind metal barricades some distance away. "Yes, we've got a good chance of a deal", he told reporters during an impromptu briefing at the British embassy. "Yes, I can see the shape of it", Johnson asserted at a separate appearance before reporters at the British ambassador's residence.

Writing in the Daily Telegraph ahead of the meeting, Mr Johnson said he was working "flat out" for an agreement but that he would force through Brexit even if a deal can not be reached at the European Council summit next month. "We will come out on 31 October and we will get it done". The agreement made by his predecessor, Theresa May, was rejected three times by Britain's Parliament, prompting her to resign.

Johnson seems to be calculating that fears of the economic consequences of a no-deal Brexit will drive European Union leaders to make concessions at a last-call summit that begins October 17.

Many EU leaders suspect the same thing, and mistrust the brash British leader's populist rhetoric.

Over the weekend, Mr Johnson likened Britain leaving the European Union to the Incredible Hulk breaking free from manacles.

After a meeting between Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Johnson's office said "the discussions needed to intensify and that meetings would soon take place on a daily basis".

Jo Swinson, leader of the U.K.'s pro-EU Liberal Democrats, said she believed it's still possible to stop Brexit and will work to achieve this.

Britain has suggested the backstop could be replaced by "alternative arrangements" - a mix of technology to replace border checks and a common area for agricultural products and animals covering the whole island of Ireland. Hundreds of demonstrators, many of them British expats, shadowed Johnson through Luxembourg City's medieval streets, denouncing his plans to steer the country out of the European Union on October 31, with or without a transition deal to ease the way. "We need a Queen's Speech, and by the way, all this mumbo jumbo about how Parliament is being deprived of the opportunity to scrutinise Brexit, what a load of claptrap".

David Cameron says Boris Johnson was wrong to suspend Parliament

"You can't hold their future hostage for party political gains", Bettel said.

In Luxembourg, Johnson again refused to rule out a no-deal Brexit, despite Parliament's ban on one, and despite fears that an abrupt rupture with the European Union could trigger shortages of fresh foods and medicine and deliver a powerful economic shock. I don't think it was illegal. "That was the agreement today", he said.

Monday's meeting kicked off a tumultuous week for Johnson.

The Brexit drama switches venues from Brussels to the UK Supreme Court on Tuesday for hearings on Boris Johnson's explosive decision to suspend parliament for over a month. Mr. Johnson wanted the media briefing moved indoors because of a group of noisy protesters but Mr. Bettel refused.

This judgement came after London's High Court heard a case brought by businesswoman Gina Miller, who argued the shutdown of Parliament was "an unlawful abuse of power".

And asked whether Johnson had told Bettel whether he planned to forge ahead with a no-deal Brexit despite the law passed by Parliament requiring him to ask for a delay, Bettel said: "This wouldn't happen in Luxembourg".

Johnson reiterated Monday that he will not seek a delay under any circumstances, though it's not clear how he can avoid it.

"But be in no doubt that if we can not get a deal - the right deal for both sides - then the United Kingdom will come out anyway", he added. "We will not grant another extension just for the sake of granting another extension".

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