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EU Commission: up to UK to inform of next steps as soon as possible

BRUSSELS, Oct 19 (Reuters) - The European Commission said Britain must now inform the EU executive of its next steps as soon as possible after a key vote on the latest Brexit deal did not take place on Saturday.

"@EU_Commission takes note of the vote in the House of Commons today on the so-called #Letwin Amendment meaning that the #WithdrawalAgreement itself was not put to vote today," a Commission spokeswoman tweeted.

"It will be for the UK government to inform us about the next steps as soon as possible." (Reporting by John Chalmers; Editing by Mark Potter)