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US-UK trade deal in danger if Good Friday agreement jeopardised, Democrats warn

WorldNews Wednesday, 16 September 2020
US-UK trade deal in danger if Good Friday agreement jeopardised, Democrats warnDominic Raab faces backlash over Irish border and attempts to leave EU on own terms The UK foreign secretary, Dominic Raab, is facing a growing backlash in the US Congress after senior Democrats warned they would scupper any future US-UK trade deal if the UK does anything to jeopardise the Good...
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News video: Raab says EU ‘politicisation’ of NI issue threatens Good Friday Agreement

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The “politicisation” of Northern Ireland issues by Brussels in Brexit tradetalks is threatening the Good Friday Agreement, Foreign Secretary Dominic Raabhas told US congressional leaders. Mr Raab’s comments came after the speakerof the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, warned Congress...

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Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has described the conclusions reached by EU leaders on Brexit trade talks after the latest European Council meeting as "surprising and disappointing". EU leaders said in a joint statement that it was now up to the UK "to make the necessary moves to make an agreement possible." Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn

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