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Brussels says could take UK to EU court of justice within 2 months

European Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic leaves Europe House in London

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Commission might take Britain to the European Court of Justice if London does not reply to one of its legal challenges within two months, European Commission Vice President Maros Sefcovic said on Wednesday.

Sefcovic said there was no legal or political justification for Britain unilaterally to change an international agreement.

"Let's call a spade a spade. This is illegal," Sefcovic, who oversees EU relations with post-Brexit Britain, told a news conference.

(Reporting by Marine Strauss and Philip Blenkinsop; Editing by John Chalmers)

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