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UK's Labour leader says leaked report exposes PM Johnson's Brexit 'fraud'

Reuters Friday, 6 December 2019
British opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said on Friday he had a confidential government report which showed there would be customs checks between Northern Ireland and mainland Britain under a Brexit deal negotiated by Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
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