Relief and regret in Europe as Johnson poll victory brings Brexit closer

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European Central Bank President Christine Lagarde, left, speaks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, and European Council President Ursula von der Leyen, right, during a round table meeting at an EU summit in Brussels, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. European Union leaders are gathering Friday to discuss Britain’s departure from the bloc amid some relief that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has secured an election majority that should allow him to push the Brexit deal through parliament. (Julien Warnand, Pool photo via AP)