Slutsky called the probable reason for the low support may elections

Leonid Slutsky

Preliminary results of early parliamentary elections in the UK is disappointing for the current Prime Minister Theresa may and the Conservative party, which probably will not gain an absolute majority. This opinion was expressed by the Chairman of the Duma Committee on international Affairs Leonid Slutsky. His comment received “” on Friday, June 9.

He recalled that may have relied on primaries to strengthen the position in the negotiations on Brexit at all levels. “And the chances to increase their representation in the British Parliament initially, the tories were very good. But the whole campaign was overshadowed by the terrorist attacks which certainly affected the results of the elections,” — said Slutsky.

As a result, the Deputy considers, it may delay the withdrawal of Britain from the European Union, as the lack of a parliamentary majority “does not guarantee one hundred percent probability of a quick and smooth passage of the necessary laws.”

On the morning of Friday, June 9, became known preliminary results of early parliamentary elections, according to which the conservatives under the leadership of Mei lost the majority in Parliament. For the formation of the government they have to form a coalition.

Conservative and labour party on 4 June suspended the campaign in connection with the terrorist attacks in London. Then in the night from Saturday to Sunday on London bridge unknown minibus drove into a crowd of 20 people. Then jumped out of the car three people “South of the appearance” and attacked bystanders with knives. On the night of 23 may on a British stadium “Manchester arena” after the concert by American singer Ariana Grande, an explosion occurred, which killed 22 people.

March 28 Mei signed a letter with the notice of the authorities of the European Union about the formal start of procedure Brexit — the exit from the European Union. Negotiations on the terms Brexit will take two years. The decision to withdraw Britain from the EU were adopted by referendum on 23 June 2016.