Tag: backstop

UK PM’s current backstop arrangement ‘not basis for agreement’ – Sassoli

The UK Prime Minister’s alternatives to the backstop arrangement, ‘we do not regard at present as a basis which would allow us to...

No Brexit agreement without backstop

There cannot be any Brexit agreement without the Irish Backstop. The President of the European Parliament David Sassoli said this during a press conference...

EU ready to give Britain more guarantees ‘backstop’ is temporary –...

The European Union is ready to give Britain more guarantees that the Irish "backstop" is only intended to be temporary, the bloc's chief Brexit...

Irish backstop can’t be changed for Brexit deal – Estonian president

There can be no changes to the Irish "backstop", an arrangement to avoid a hard border between European Union member Ireland and British-ruled Northern...

Still time for Brexit solution, says Merkel

There is still time to find a solution to the impasse on Britain's withdrawal from the European Union, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said in...