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Biden fails to understand that Northern Ireland protocol is ‘not a bargaining chip for US trade deal’, says UK minister

Speaking to Sky News on Wednesday morning, Environment Secretary George Eustice said he didn’t think US President Joe Biden “fully appreciated” the complexities of the Northern Ireland protocol, adding that his assumptions were “wrong.”  The environment secretary contended that Biden might have been reading too many headlines and listening to …

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Dublin dismayed at London’s alleged plan to introduce prosecution ban for N. Ireland army veterans amid Brexit turmoil

Speaking on Thursday, the spokesman for Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney announced his government’s disapproval with London’s alleged proposal. He said Dublin had been in touch with Westminster about their commitments to the Stormont House Agreement and “strongly advised against any unilateral action on such sensitive issues.”  “We reiterated that …

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The responsibility for the Northern Ireland violence rests squarely with a selfish EU for supporting a destructive Brexit protocol

EU officials have obstinately adhered to an onerous Brexit-deal provision that has alienated pro-UK Ulster unionists in Northern Ireland from the British mainland, making some of them launch what they believe is a proportional response to an undemocratic decree.  European Commission spokesman Eric Mamer issued a statement on Thursday condemning the …

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