French Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian says that, under current conditions, the European Union would not grant the United Kingdom an extension beyond October 31 to negotiate its exit from the Union.
The United Kingdom's House of Lords approves a bill forcing Prime Minister Boris Johnson to ask the European Union for a Brexit deadline extension. The bill will now become law once receiving royal assent from Queen Elizabeth II.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan threatens to "open the gates" and allow over three million Syrian refugees to freely emigrate into Europe, unless the Northern Syria Buffer Zone, agreed between Turkey and the United States, is set up according to Turkey's plans. He further claims that the "international community, namely the European Union" fails to provide support with respect to the refugees.
The House of Commons of the United Kingdom approves a bill to block a no-deal Brexit next month, by a vote of 327 to 299. The bill instructs Prime Minister Boris Johnson to request another Brexit extension if he cannot secure a deal with the European Union in the coming weeks.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson holds discussions about a possible snap election in the face of opposition to leaving the European Union without a deal. Those against Johnson's plan to leave in late October with or without a deal within his own Conservative Party are warned they may be expelled from the party.