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Brexit: UK and EU announce agreement over new Northern Ireland deal

2023-02-28 11:27:59       source:CGTN

February 28, 2023

UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and the European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen have announced an agreement over a new Brexit deal on Northern Ireland.

After meeting in Windsor for final talks over a revised agreement, Sunak and von der Leyen confirmed they had agreed on a new "Windsor framework" to end uncertainty for Northern Ireland.

Speaking at a news conference following the talks, Sunak described the agreement as a "decisive breakthrough." He added: "These negotiations have not always been easy, but I'd like to pay an enormous personal tribute to Ursula for her vision in recognizing the possibility of a new way forward.

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