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Ireland says 'no change' to Brexit backstop

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Jan 27, 2019 11:32 AM 2+ mon ago

Ireland says no change to Brexit backstop

LONDON (Reuters) - Ireland dealt a blow on Sunday to British Prime Minister Theresa May's attempts to break the deadlock over Brexit by saying it would not accept any changes to an agreement aimed at preventing a hard border on the island of Ireland.

Just 61 days before Britain is due to leave the European Union, May is trying to revive a withdrawal deal she agreed with the European Union, but which was emphatically rejected by British lawmakers earlier this month.

Angering many lawmakers is a so-called backstop arrangement aimed at preventing a hard border between Ireland and the UK province of Northern Ireland that would see Britain keep some EU rules if it was unable to agree a trade deal with the bloc.

May is seeking new concessions from the EU on the matter, with the Sun newspaper reporting on ...

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