UK rejects EU’s Northern Ireland ‘solutions’



Hans Von Der Burchard | Politico

The U.K. on Monday rejected the European Commission’s proposals for “solutions” to ease trade friction between Northern Ireland and mainland Britain, which Brussels set out in two so-called non-papers published earlier the same day.

The two papers, which had previously been shared with the U.K. government as well as EU countries, include proposals covering medicines as well as food safety checks — also known by the technical term sanitary and phytosanitary measures (SPS) — and the movement of assistance dogs for disabled people.

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