Barnier told EU that Britain has accepted that it cannot erect customs border
Reuters cites EU sources
- Barnier told 27 member states that Britain has accepted that solution to replace backstop cannot erect customs border on island of Ireland
- EU diplomats say possible solution would keep Northern Ireland in UK customs union but at the same time, preserve unity of customs and regulatory checks on the Irish sea
Negotiators have entered a quiet period but everything will leak, as usual.