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Chief Brexit Negotiator Assures Britain That Irish Backstop Is Temporary

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Published on March 5, 2019 - Duration: 00:43s

Chief Brexit Negotiator Assures Britain That Irish Backstop Is Temporary

The European Union is ready to give Britain more guarantees that the Irish “backstop” is only intended to be temporary, the bloc’s chief Brexit negotiator said on Friday.

“We know that there are misgivings in Britain that the backstop could keep Britain forever connected to the EU,” Michel Barnier said in an interview with Germany’s Die Welt newspaper to be published on Saturday.

“This is not the case.

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