US News Brexit: the tone rises between Brussels and London around Northern Ireland

11:00  10 june  2021
11:00  10 june  2021 Source:   latribune.fr

Ireland North London calls for pragmatism, Brussels back to confidence

 Ireland North London calls for pragmatism, Brussels back to confidence United Kingdom-Union / (photo): North London Ireland calls for pragmatism, Brussels back from Trust by Andy Bruce London, June 6 (Reuters) - The United Kingdom called on Sunday the European Union to show more pragmatism, while Brussels urged London to help restore confidence, at the threshold of a week marked by talks on a Sensitive file of the Brexit Agreement, trade relations with Northern Ireland.

  Brexit : le ton monte entre Bruxelles et Londres autour de l'Irlande du Nord © supplied by the Tribune

still no appeasement provided in the quarrel that opposes the European Union and the British Government around Ireland. North. Maros Sefcovic, Vice-President of the European Commission, has threatened this Wednesday London of retaliation if the British government persisted not to implement the specific post-Brexit provisions in Northern Ireland, which maintain the province in the province. Single European market.

The warning has been made of viva voting at the end of a meeting in London which has not allowed any significant breakthrough in the negotiations on the implementation of the new customs measures. If the nature of the sanctions envisaged remains uncertain, Maros Sefcovic has mentioned possible legal aids or targeted customs duties.

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 Northern Ireland: Paul Givan chosen by the DUP to lead the government GB-Ireland-North-Politics: Northern Ireland: Paul Givan chosen by the DUP to lead the government © Reuters / Clodagh Kilcoyne Ireland North: Paul Givan chosen by the DUP to lead the government Belfast (Reuters) - The Democrat Unionist Party (DUP) chose Tuesday Paul Givan to lead the Government of Northern Ireland to replace Arlene Foster who resigned in April in a context of post-Brexit voltages.

North Irish controversy

to two days from a G7 summit during which US President Joe Biden should evoke this topic, London and Brussels were looking for a common ground concerning the "North Irish protocol" negotiated under the Brexit, while the Pronostic British press next "war of sausage".

The North Irish protocol, sorting negotiated in 2019 between London and Brussels, since the beginning of the year Customs controls on goods arrived in North Ireland since Great Britain.

included in the Treaty of Brexit, it aims to avoid the return of a terrestrial boundary between the British Province and the Republic of Ireland, a member of the European Union, which would weaken the peace agreement having terminated in 1998. Three decades of bloody conflict between Unionists, attached to the British Crown, and Republicans, favorable to the reunification of the island.

Brexit. Why Biden "The Irish" defends the interests of the EU to "English" Johnson

 Brexit. Why Biden © Kévin Lamarque, Reuters Boris Johnson Welcoming Joe Biden, Thursday, June 10, 2021, at Carbis Bay. It was this Thursday, June 10, 2021 The first head-to-face between US President Joe Biden and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Tensions fed by London with the EU on the protocol involving Northern Ireland worry the US president. Since 2016, the year of the Brexit and the election of Donald Trump , the Anglo-American relationship was quite paradoxical.

Towards American mediation?

But unionists denounce the introduction of a border at sea from Ireland.

Faced with the brogne, the British Government has decided to unilaterally repel the period of adaptation for certain controls, in particular for the agri-food, until 1 October 2021, leading the European Commission to initiate an infringement procedure against the Kingdom -Uni in the spring.

At the end of May, the French Secretary of State Clement Beaune had involved, warning London to "do not play" with the North Irish Post-Brexit protocol.

Tensions around Northern Ireland should appear on the menu of discussions between Joe Biden and Boris Johnson who meet Thursday before the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the G7 under British Presidency in Cornwall (southwest of the England).

The United States will encourage both parties to "give priority to economic and political stability in Northern Ireland and to negotiate in existing mechanisms when these differences appear," said the spokesman for the Department of American state Ned Price.

Joe Biden has warned that a lack of solution could compromise the chances of success of the free trade agreement between the two countries, which Boris Johnson is looking forward.

(with AFP)

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