Chief Brexit negotiator: 'We are where we are'

Michel Barnier tells Dáil and Seanad he would like to have seen Britain remain in Europe with Ireland

11th May, 2017
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EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier on a recent visit to Dublin Pic: RollingNews.ie

The chief Brexit negotiator for the European Commission has told a joint sitting of the Dáil and Seanad that he regrets Brexit is happening.

Michel Barnier said he would like to have seen the UK remain in Europe with Ireland and the 26 other member states.

He added: "But we are where we are."

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