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Ireland warns of perils of failing to agree Brexit 'backstop' solution on border

Foreign affairs minister Simon Coveney says withdrawal treaty and transition deal at risk if acceptable wording not agreedIreland has warned there will be no Brexit withdrawal treaty and no transition agreement unless Britain comes up with acceptable wording as a “backstop” solution to the Irish border question in the event of no deal.Foreign affairs minister Simon Coveney told reporters in Brussels that “difficulties” would arise as early as June if the wording was not agreed. Continue reading......

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Published By: theguardian.com - Monday, 16 April