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Protocol law ‘new low’ in British approach to Brexit as ESB inks deal for three new gas plants

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Planned British legislation on the Northern Ireland Protocol constituted a “low point” in the country’s approach to Brexit, Simon Coveney has told Liz Truss. The Minister for Foreign Affairs made the comments in a phone call with his British counterpart. It followed Truss’s own call with Maros Sefcovic, vice-president of the European Commission. During the conversation, Coveney said the planned legislation would breach Britain’s commitments under international law, the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement and Northern Ireland ...