EU to publish first draft of Brexit treaty

EU to publish first draft of Brexit treaty

The European Union is due to lay out its Brexit strategy for the first time later, which is likely to prompt debate over the question of the Irish border.
The draft document is expected to say Northern Ireland might have to follow EU single market rules to avoid a "hard border", in lieu of other solutions.
Downing Street has dismissed any prospect of a return to a hard border.
But the DUP has said if the Irish Sea became a trade border it would withdraw its support for the UK government.
One of the party's senior members, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, tweeted: "This fundamentally... read more

28 February 2018 in Regional, Views: 80
Source: BBC

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