UK wants deal to avoid Northern Ireland Brexit backstop: minister

Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union Dominic Raab waits for his car to arrive as he leaves Downing Street in London, Britain, October 15, 2018. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Brexit minister Dominic Raab wants the European Union to accept assurances that the country will remain tied to the bloc’s rules for longer in return for making a hotly contested so-called backstop for Northern Ireland unnecessary. Talks between Britain and the European Union have stalled over a disagreement over the backstop […]

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