Wednesday October 21, 2020

Ireland may push for guarantees on border

Report says government keen to extract concessions as price for allowing Brexit talks to progress

17th October, 2017
Border undertakers recall customs delays. Pic: RollingNews.ie

The Government is considering pushing for guarantees that no border will be reimposed on the island of Ireland as the price for allowing Brexit talks to move ahead, according to three people quoted by Bloomberg.

It added that no final decision on the government’s strategy has been made. One of the considerations being mulled is whether to seek to have such a commitment inserted into a summit declaration or if a verbal pledge would be...

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