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Irish Brexit backstop must be short and time-limited: UK's Raab

Reuters Friday, 12 October 2018
The Brexit backstop designed to prevent a hard border between Northern Ireland and European Union member the republic of Ireland, must be finite, short and time-limited, Britain's Brexit minister said on Friday.
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On Friday the deputy leader of Northern Ireland’s DUP said A Brexit backstop which is not time-limited would leave Britain and Northern Ireland trapped in unacceptable arrangements until the EU decided otherwise. Reuters reports the backstop plan is designed to prevent a hard border between...

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European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has reaffirmed that the bloc will not be reopening Brexit negotiations with the United Kingdom saying the EU stands by Ireland and that the backstop..

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