Breaking – Ireland will block #Brexit deal if #MayDUP deal goes ahead

The SKWAWKBOX

In a huge – and possibly mortal – blow for Tory hopes of delaying the collapse of their ‘weak and wobbly’ minority government, Ireland’s Minister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has told Irish TV station RTE that the Irish Republic will not support any Brexit deal (encompassing, among other things, any free-trade agreement) if the UK does not ‘fully’ protect the Good Friday Agreement (GFA) and the peace process in Northern Ireland:

As there is no conceivable way that the Tories can do a deal with the DUP (Democratic Unionist Party) withoutthreatening the peace process by forsaking the UK government’s pledged impartiality, this amounts to a declaration that Ireland will veto any Brexit deal if a Tory-DUP deal goes ahead.

Putting Theresa May and her advisors in an impossible situation.

A legal challenge to any ‘MayDUP’ deal is already in preparation on the grounds that it would breach the…

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6 Responses to Breaking – Ireland will block #Brexit deal if #MayDUP deal goes ahead

  1. Thanks, Oglach. I think we are watching world-wide democracy psychosis

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  2. Hi Oglach,
    Great post and very informative.

    It seems to me that the Tories
    are in deep deep shite. 😀

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Mad cow disease has not been much of a concern for many yrs now, but maybe the Tories found some really old beef in the back of the freezer and decided to roast it.

    Here’s to #4 in the original post.

    Liked by 1 person

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