Irish parliament overwhelmingly backs Brexit divorce deal

FILE PHOTO: Ireland's Taoiseach Leo Varadkar makes a statement at Government buildings in Dublin, Ireland November 14, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Ireland’s parliament overwhelmingly backed the divorce deal struck last week by Brexit negotiators, with all major parties supporting the draft agreement that the government says achieves all its key priorities. Although a vote was not legally necessary — ratification is only needed in the European Parliament and, far tricker, the British parliament […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories