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Northern Ireland's DUP says it can not support PM Johnson's Brexit deal

Reuters Thursday, 17 October 2019
Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) said on Thursday it could not support Prime Minister Boris Johnson's Brexit agreement with the European Union because the deal was not in the British province's interests.
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