LONDON (Rahnuma) : Britain’s defense ministry has started up a no-deal Brexit operations centre in a nuclear-bomb-proof bunker in central London, a spokesman said on Thursday.
“It’s a team that’s ready to support any action if it becomes necessary,” the spokesman said, adding that the new centre has “all the right infrastructure”.
“As we get closer to a theoretical or possible no-deal, this is the place where the response could be co-ordinated”, the spokesman said.
Britain is due to leave the European Union on March 29 without a deal, unless one can be agreed in time or an Brexit extension is implemented.
The defense ministry in December said 3,500 military personnel would be on stand-by to help government departments for “any contingencies” in case of a no-deal outcome.
The spokesman said those troops were now “at readiness.”