LOCAL MEP ENGAGES IN TOP-LEVEL BREXIT TALKS WITH KEY EU NEGOTIATOR

9 March 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By PATSY McARDLE

LOCAL MEP Matt Carthy engaged in hour-long top-level talks this week on the uncertain implications of Brexit for the Border region, including Co. Monaghan, pending the forthcoming withdrawal of Britain from the EU. The Carrickmacross-based Sinn Fein MEP had the discussions in Brussels with Michel Barnier, a key EU negotiator who holds most clout regarding Brexit, and a top EU figure who, incidentally, has not engaged in discussions with other political figures, including government ministers.

Mr. Carthy was joined at the high-level meeting, by…

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