A Brexit that never ends.
London and Brussels clash again: British PM on Monday Boris Johnson A bill to unilaterally amend the Brexit protocol for Northern Ireland has been tabled in the House of Commons at Westminster.
British Foreign Secretary, Lis TrussJohnson defended the initiative, calling it a “reasonable solution.”
The protocol on paper was intended to preserve the 1998 Good Friday Peace Agreement, which prevented the establishment of a hard border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
European Commission Vice President London did not take the initiative. Marosh Cefkovic: Not only will the EU “not renegotiate the Protocol”, it is also considering the possibility of reopening the infringement procedure against the United Kingdom.
Foreign Minister Liz Truss also tweeted after her interview with the Irish Prime Minister Michael MartinWriting: “We are ready to negotiate, but cannot wait to resolve the issues.”
From Cork, the Irish Prime Minister replies:
“We do not accept the story of the British government or some ministers, according to which the European Union is inflexible, things like that. This is not the case, of course, the European Union has been extremely active in the past. Year in seeking solutions to concrete problems in the implementation of the protocol.
The English bill also reignited the controversy Belfast.
The majority of Northern Irish parliamentarians (52 out of 90) – belonging to the republican parties Sinn Féin and SDLP, as well as the Alliance Party (a progressive non-sectarian formation) – sent a letter to British Prime Minister Johnson: Irish parliamentarians strongly oppose the renegotiation of the Protocol in the North.
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