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France 24’s Pierre Benazet: To the EU, Theresa May is doing nothing but running down the clock

British politicians reacted angrily on Wednesday after European Council President Donald Tusk suggested there was a “special place in hell” for those who promoted Brexit without any understanding of how to deliver it.With less than two months to go until Britain is due to leave the EU and concern mounting about a potentially chaotic departure, Tusk, who chairs meetings of EU leaders, also appeared to dash any British hopes that the bloc would reopen discussions over the Brexit deal that was overwhelmingly rejected by UK lawmakers last month."I have been wondering what a special place in hell looks like for those who promoted Brexit without even a sketch of plan how to carry it out safely," Tusk told reporters after talks with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar.As the men shook hands, Varadkar told Tusk "they will give you terrible trouble in the British press" over the comments — which, as predicted, drew outrage from British Brexiteers.

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