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UK PM Johnson visits Northern Ireland to meet new executive, Irish PM

Reuters Monday, 13 January 2020
Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Northern Ireland on Monday to mark the restoration of the British province's devolved executive after three years and to hold talks with Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar.
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Ireland Ireland Island in north-west Europe divided into the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland

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