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Britain has unilaterally moved the Northern Ireland Protocol “overkill,” the Prime Minister says.

Taoiseach Michelál Martin described the British government’s approach to the north as “one-sidedly too far” Ireland Protocol, it didn’t follow the spirit of Belfast agreement.

The Irish Prime Minister is in talks in Belfast aimed at breaking the political impasse caused by union members’ concerns. Northern Ireland Restore protocols and working assemblies and executives Staumont..

Dublin’s mood for the British approach to the post-Brexit The protocol continued to darken before Mr Martin met with party leaders and corporate representatives in the north.

The threat of unilateral action by the British government remains. The UK government has said it will soon begin legislation to revoke some of the protocols agreed as part of Brexit. Irish officials and politicians in contact with their London counterparts have expressed pessimism about finding a solution a few weeks ahead.

Martin Talked to European Commission President Ursula von der Reyen and Alliance Party Leader of Northern Ireland Naomi Long About the situation on Thursday. Officials said he and Ms. von der Leyen agreed that what was proposed by London would not be accepted.

Martin, who spoke to the BBC on Friday morning, said: Boris Johnson And I have to nail this, this idea is somehow European Union It’s not true that this is inflexible, and it doesn’t stack up.

“What’s happening now is a particular unilateralism that says” we have no way or way “on behalf of the British government, especially when you sign the agreement you are doing. I don’t like not negotiating with the European Union on that basis.

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/politics/uk-has-moved-too-far-unilaterally-over-northern-ireland-protocol-taoiseach-says-1.4883730?localLinksEnabled=false Britain has unilaterally moved the Northern Ireland Protocol “overkill,” the Prime Minister says.

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