Amendments to the Northern Ireland Protocol will be discussed in London


France 24 consultation to be held next week in London between representatives of the United Kingdom and the European Union amending the provisions of the Protocol on Northern Ireland.

Commenting on the forthcoming negotiations, the British side notes the continuing “substantial differences”. The main topic of discussion remains Article 16, which allows the parties to take unilateral measures to prevent economic, social and environmental damage in Northern Ireland.

The Northern Ireland Protocol was signed in 2020 during Brexit. According to the document, Ulster remains the customs zone of the European Union.


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