Wednesday May 27, 2020

Taoiseach tells British-Irish Chamber Brexit preparation is intensifying

Border and Common Travel Area focus of earlier talks with British Secretary for Exit

8th September, 2016
Charlie Flanagan with British Secretary of State for Exiting the EU David Davis and Frances Fitzgerald Pic: RollingNews.ie

The two had spoken about the Northern Ireland dimension in Brexit, with particular focus on the border.

Minister Flanagan said that the Brexit process will be difficult and complex and will require thorough planning and regular dialogue.

The outcome of recent initial contacts with the Northern Ireland Executive, by British Secretary of State James Brokenshire, was also discussed with particular focus on the border and the future of the Common Travel Area.

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