The UK is not obliged to pay in full a compensation of £ 39 billion (about $ 48 billion) in case of withdrawal from the European Union without an agreement on the terms of “Brexit”. On Sunday the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson stated on the air of ITV on the sidelines of the summit of the G7 in Biarritz.

“If we come out without an agreement, it is, of course, true that £39 billion, in fact, no longer have to,” he said.

Thus, the head of the British government confirmed the information spread by the media that London at its discretion will reduce the amount of compensation for the country’s exit from the EU from £39 to £9 billion (up to $11 billion) in the case of the implementation of “Brexit” with the absence of a deal. According to the newspaper The Mail on Sunday, the lack of compromise on the issue of reaching an agreement on the terms of “Brexit” can lead to the fact that the agreed with the Brussels government of Prime Minister Theresa may the amount of compensation can be reduced to £7 billion ($8.6 billion).

Johnson expressed confidence in the imminent conclusion of an agreement on the terms of “Brexit,” reports his words Sky News. “I think at the moment there is a real chance that we will reach a deal, but in order to get this agreement… we have to prepare for the exit [from the European Union] without it. I think the chances of a deal are growing,” he said.

Johnson called the exit Agreement reached earlier by Prime Minister Theresa may during negotiations with European leaders” dead ” because it was rejected three times by the Parliament of the United Kingdom.