UK says focus in Brexit talks is now backstop guarantees

An Anti-Brexit protester crosses the street outside the Houses of Parliament, in Westminster, London, Britain, February 20, 2019. REUTERS/Kevin Coombs

BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Britain’s Brexit ministry said after talks in Brussels on Thursday that the focus of negotiations was now on getting new guarantees on the temporary nature of the Irish backstop. In a statement after Brexit Secretary Stephen Barclay and Attorney General Geoffrey Cox met EU negotiator Michel Barnier, the ministry gave a clear […]

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