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Amid Brexit tension, Irish PM says UK citizenship laws out of step with Northern Ireland peace deal

Reuters Tuesday, 15 October 2019
British citizenship laws are out of step with Northern Ireland's 1998 peace accord that recognized the birthright of anyone in the British-run region to identify as Irish, British or both, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday.
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s last-ditch attempt to clinch a Brexit deal was thrown into disarray just hours before a European Union summit on Thursday when the Northern Irish party he needs to help ratify any agreement refused to support it. Francis Maguire reports.

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