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Britain's Attorney General Warns That Brexit Backstop Could Lead To 'Stalemate' Over Irish Border

WorldNews Thursday, 6 December 2018 ()
Britain's Attorney General Warns That Brexit Backstop Could Lead To 'Stalemate' Over Irish BorderBritish Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit backstop plan risks a "stalemate" and "protracted rounds of negotiations" with the European Union, the full legal advice on her deal says, BBC News reports. Newly published documents show that May was told an arrangement designed to prevent a hard Irish border could last "indefinitely," and the United Kingdom could not "lawfully exit" without EU agreement. The Democratic Unionists said this would be "devastating" for the UK. But May rejected Scottish National Party claims she has misled Parliament on the issue. Ministers were forced to publish Attorney General Geoffrey Cox's full advice after ministers were found to be in contempt of Parliament on...
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