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EU's Oettinger rejects time limit to backstop, veto by Northern Ireland

Reuters Wednesday, 9 October 2019 ()
The backstop in Ireland cannot be subject to a time limit or be at risk of being vetoed by a third party, which Northern Ireland would be from the EU's point of view after Brexit, the bloc's top budget Commissioner Guenter Oettinger said.
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A meeting between British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Ireland's Taoiseach Leo Varadkar is said to have been "constructive," but no details were given. Matthew Larotonda reports.

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