EUROPEAN LEADERS MEET IN BRUSSELS TO DISCUSS BREXIT

24 March 2018 No Comments by The Northern Standard

TAOISEACH SAYS NOTHING IS AGREED UNTIL EVERYTHING IS AGREED

Michael Fisher

The European Union and the UK have issued the first draft for an agreement on British withdrawal from the EU. Many of the details remain to be worked out. The document also provides a draft framework for a ‘backstop’ to preserve the current soft border arrangements between the Republic and Northern Ireland in the event of no other solutions being put forward by the British side to avoid a hard border.

The UK’s Brexit Secretary David Davis and the EU’s chief negotiator Michel Barnier revealed on Monday that agreement had been struck on arrangements for a transition period after Britain’s departure from the…

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