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British, EU officials discuss N.Ireland protocol

UK sees deal on N. Ireland protocol within weeks
UK sees deal on N. Ireland protocol within weeks Copyright Thomson Reuters 2022
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LONDON - British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said on Friday he had discussed shared issues with European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic including the Northern Ireland Protocol, a contentious trade issue between the European Union and Britain.

"We agreed we want to look for solutions to protect the Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement. We will speak again soon," Cleverly said on Twitter, referring to the 1998 deal protecting peace in Northern Ireland.

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