BORIS JOHNSON'S 'TWO BORDERS' BREXIT PROPOSAL NOT SUPPORTED BY PEOPLE OR BUSINESSES IN NORTH, SAYS LEO VARADKAR

MR VARADKAR SAID HE DID NOT WANT TO COMMENT ON COURT CASES HAPPENING IN THE UK, BUT SAID HE WAS OPEN TO AN EXTENSION.

MR VARADKAR SAID THE DIFFICULTY WITH THE UK GOVERNMENT'S PROPOSED ALTERNATIVE TO THE BACKSTOP WAS THAT IT APPEARS TO CREATE TWO BORDERS IN THE NORTH.

"What's being put on the table by Prime Minister Johnson is not supported by businesses in Northern Ireland, by civil society, and is only supported by one political party," he said.

Mr Varadkar said the “difficulty” with the UK government’s proposed alternative to the backstop was that it “appears to create two borders” in the North. "What's being put on the table by Prime Minister Johnson is...

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