Ireland's Varadkar: Have not received workable alternatives to the backstop yet

Author: Justin Low | Category: News

Comments by Irish prime minister, Leo Varadkar, in Dublin

  • We will not replace legal guarantee with a promise
  • Backstop is a critical component of the withdrawal agreement
  • Open to realistic, legally-binding alternatives
  • Confident that we can find some common ground today
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Varadkar and Johnson are delivering a press briefing currently just before their meeting begins. Given the comments above, it is pretty clear that we're not going to get a breakthrough whatsoever in the Brexit impasse from talks today.

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