Ireland needs a connection between the UK and EU that makes the alleged barrier pointless, the nation’s appointee leader has said.

Writing in the Sunday Times, Simon Coveney said he anticipated working with the new UK executive, who gets down to business on Wednesday.

Be that as it may, he said the withdrawal understanding came to between the UK and the EU was not up for renegotiation.

He additionally said a no-bargain Brexit would “annihilate” Northern Ireland’s economy.

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The stopping board, incorporated into the withdrawal understanding consulted by Prime Minister Theresa May and the EU, is planned as a protection arrangement to avert a hard outskirt on the island of Ireland after Brexit.

In any case, the withdrawal understanding was dismissed multiple times by MPs in the Commons, with the stopping board a key staying point among Brexiteers.

The two men competing to turn into the following head administrator, Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt, have said the barrier is “dead” – a position seen as improving the probability of a no-bargain Brexit.


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