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Ireland Sticks the Boot Into Boris Johnson Over Brexit Deal

  • UK aims to offer law to scrap parts of N. Ireland Protocol
  • EU has said Johnson’s tactics could provoke a trade fight
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The UK has displayed “bad faith” in how it has approached the part of the Brexit treaty dealing with Northern Ireland, Irish Prime Minister Micheal Martin said.

“It is perfectly reasonable to look for ways to improve the operation of the Protocol -- but unfortunately what we have seen are bad-faith efforts to undermine a treaty freely entered into,” Martin said in an address to the European Parliament on Wednesday. “Instead of trying to create a constructive atmosphere for all to engage, we have actually seen efforts to block agreements or introduce new problems.”