"I don't want an extension," Johnson told the BBC. "If we can get a working majority, all we need is 9 more seats, then can absolutely guarantee" not seeking an extension.
Johnson met Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace, marking the official start of the election period in the run-up to the December 12 poll
The Lower House of Parliament approved the Bill by a 430 to 20 margin, paving the way for the general election -- the first in December since 1923.
MPs defeated a third attempt on Monday by Boris Johnson to call a snap poll, with the Conservative leader immediately announcing an alternative plan that could yet see an election in early December.
"There will very probably be an agreement" at Monday's meeting on the extension until January 31, said the source after new telephone talks on the issue between French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Sunday.
Just three days before the United Kingdom is due to leave the EU on Oct. 31 at 2300 GMT, Brexit is hanging in the balance as British politicians are no closer to reaching a consensus on how, when or even if the divorce should take place.
Boris Johnson has succeeded in breaking the logjam in British Parliament on the deal by presenting a solution which has now much greater traction than ever before. However, that’s just not enough in overseeing Brexit.
Johnson had threatened to pull the bill and seek a general election instead of delaying Brexit beyond the October 31 deadline
Donald Tusk told the European Parliament that he was discussing Prime Minister Boris Johnson's request for a Brexit delay beyond October 31 with the leaders of the other 27 member states and would make a decision 'in the coming days'.
Lawmakers decided at their first Saturday session since the 1982 Falklands War to force the Conservative leader to ask Brussels to postpone the October 31 divorce by three months.
The currency was down 0.55 percent to US$1.2913 at around 0000GMT, holding relatively steady for a currency that has been on a rollercoaster over the past month.
The historic session of the House of Commons on October 19 was undertaken for Johnson to lay out the proposals before British lawmakers.
The new agreement, hailed as a major breakthrough on both sides, must now clear the crucial parliamentary hurdle in Westminster to get it over the line.
"It is unacceptable that the Committee has not received this information from HM Treasury. It appears to be an attempt to avoid scrutiny," the committee's acting chair, Catherine McKinnell, wrote in a letter to finance minister Sajid Javid.
In the second episode of the series, we will talk about the EU and UK agreeing to a Brexit deal on October 17, along with the latest developments surrounding Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative Bank.
The deal, which was agreed to after days of intense negotiations, has to still be formally approved by the bloc and ratified by the European and UK Parliaments
Citing a senior ministerial source, Rigby added that a "dawn dash" is likely and a deal is close but Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party is "still not over line".
Earlier, Queen Elizabeth set out Johnson's agenda for his government, with a repeated commitment to leave the European Union on October 31 and a host of domestic policies to try to win over voters before an expected election.
Queen Elizabeth II announced in a speech to lawmakers a list of 26 new bills ranging from implementing a yet-to-be finalised EU divorce agreement to criminal sentencing and the environment.
In his closing speech to his Conservative party's annual conference, Johnson said the plans would address the contentious issue of how to keep open Britain's border with Ireland.
Under the slogan "Get Brexit Done", he and his ministers have repeated over and over that the country will leave the bloc on October 31.
British polity is undergoing a churn unlike any in recent history and it will end up reshaping the nation’s political texture. Whether British politicians are ready for this change is a different matter altogether.
Johnson telephoned the Queen on Tuesday after the UK Supreme Court ruled that he had been “unlawful” to suspend Parliament for five weeks, The Sunday Times reported.
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The vote could force the party to shorten its party conference, which is scheduled to last from Sunday to Wednesday, or even cancel it altogether.