Johnson has no strategy and would jump on deal – Ahern

Former taoiseach says the fishing issue is a decoy and that Brexiters’ paranoia is strongest in relation to the European Court of Justice

Barry J Whyte

Chief Feature Writer @whytebarry
29th November, 2020
Johnson has no strategy and would jump on deal – Ahern
Bertie Ahern said makes no sense for the British not to do a deal. Picture: Getty

Boris Johnson has no negotiation strategy for Brexit and is “just waiting for the right time to make his final concessions,” according to Bertie Ahern, the former taoiseach.

Ahern told the Business Post that it “makes no sense for the British not to do a deal”, and he argued that “when it comes to the final settlement, when it’s put in front of [Johnson] he’ll just jump on a deal”....

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