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IrelandFianna Fail leader Micheal Martin warns 'dangerous waters lie ahead' after Theresa May's resignation

14:40  24 may  2019
14:40  24 may  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Fianna Fáil leader Micheál Martin has paid tribute to Theresa May, but warned that dangerous political waters lie ahead for us.

“At a personal level this is clearly a very difficult day for Mrs May.

“She has committed her life to public service and has had responsibility for leading the very highest offices in British life.

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin warns 'dangerous waters lie ahead' after Theresa May's resignation © Leon Neal LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 24: Prime Minister Theresa May makes a statement outside 10 Downing Street on May 24, 2019 in London, England. The prime minister has announced that she will resign on Friday, June 7, 2019. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images) “I wish her well for the future.

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“Her fate is a reflection of the emerging and ongoing crisis in British politics as a result of Brexit and is a reminder of how unstable and potentially damaging this process remains.

“The coming leadership election within the Conservative Party has the potential to further destabilise the Brexit process.

Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin warns 'dangerous waters lie ahead' after Theresa May's resignation © Gareth Chaney Collins Fianna Fail leader Micheal Martin

“In Ireland, those of us entrusted with positions of leadership must remain vigilant and stay alert to the threat of a no deal Brexit.

“Our hope will be that her replacement is someone with the skills and determination to achieve the compromise needed to allow the UK and the EU to move on.

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“We must also ensure that this development is not used to further delay the restoration of the Executive and Assembly in Northern Ireland.”

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