Monday April 6, 2020

Merkel reassures Kenny on Brexit talks

Talks in Berlin included north-south border issue

12th July, 2016
German chancellor Angela Merkel Pic: Getty

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has held talks with German chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin to discuss the fall-out from Britain's vote to leave the EU.

Speaking after the meeting, Kenny said Merkel was "clearly aware of our situation" regarding the border with Northern Ireland.

The Taoiseach said he did not favour a 'prolonged' discussion on Article 50, which must be invoked by Britain before formal talks can start. He added that Ireland had been clear on...

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