Britain drops its claim of blockade of food in North

British prime minister Boris Johnson had threatened to breach international law as he believed the EU would block transports of food products from Britain to the North

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
11th October, 2020
Britain drops its claim of blockade of food in North
Boris Johnson claimed the EU was looking at blocking the transport of food products from Britain to Northern Ireland

The British government has dropped its widely ridiculed claim that the EU was considering imposing a blockade on food exports from Britain to the North.

The shocking claim had been made by Boris Johnson last month as justification for his government’s plans to override parts of the Northern Ireland protocol which it had agreed last year as part of its exit from the EU.

The British prime minister had claimed that the Internal...

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