Northern Ireland: Frost Poised To Trigger Clause To Resolve UK-EU Row

Frost on Tuesday made a proposal for re-writing the protocol in the form of a legislative text.

Northern Ireland: Frost Poised To Trigger Clause To Resolve UK-EU Row
Northern Ireland: Frost Poised To Trigger Clause To Resolve UK-EU Row

Lord Frost has sparked fresh tensions in the UK-EU standoff after he said that Britain was ready to trigger a safeguard clause in the Brexit deal governing Northern Ireland.

Frost said the UK would be well within its rights to trigger Article 16 and suspend the Northern Ireland Protocol in order to safeguard the peace process of the Good Friday Agreement.

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Frost, delivering a keynote speech in Lisbon, stated that the UK’s original separation deal with the EU has created unforeseen bottlenecks which warrant making fundamental changes to the deal for it to survive.

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