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ENGEL LEADS BIPARTISAN GROUP CALLING ON UNITED KINGDOM TO HONOR GOOD FRIDAY AGREEMENT

Posted By: September 15, 2020

 For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 15, 2020  Washington—Representative Eliot L. Engel, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, today led a bipartisan effort calling on the United Kingdom to honor the Good Friday Agreement while negotiating the Brexit withdrawal. In a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the lawmakers urged Her Majesty’s Government to respect the United Kingdom’s open border and peace process […]

Dublin launches blistering attack on Boris Johnson

Posted By: September 14, 2020

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus The Republic’s Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney said “trust has been damaged and eroded”  between the EU and the UK Staff Reporters. Irish News. Belfast.Monday, September 14, 2020 THE Irish government launched a blistering attack on Boris Johnson’s government yesterday over its threat to break international law to override elements of […]

Former British PMs unite in opposition to Johnson bill

Posted By: September 13, 2020

RTE. Dublin. Sunday, September 13, 2020  Boris Johnson has been accused of reigniting old rowsFormer British prime ministers John Major and Tony Blair have united to urge MPs to reject Boris Johnson’s legislation overriding his Brexit deal, saying it imperils the peace process, trade negotiations and the UK’s integrity.Labour leader Keir Starmer accused Mr Johnson of having “reigniting old rows” by […]

Trust between EU and UK ‘damaged’ – Coveney

Posted By: September 13, 2020

  RTE.Dublin. Sunday, September 13, 2020  By Conor Kane.South East CorrespondentMinister for Foreign Affairs Simon Coveney has said “trust has been damaged and eroded” between the EU and the UK due to the “hugely irresponsible” actions of the British government in signalling its intent to override elements of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.Mr Coveney said that he has not yet spoken directly to […]

Boris Johnson’s behavior on Brexit protocol is absolutely no surprise

Posted By: September 10, 2020

IRISH CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Distributed to Congress by Irish National Caucus Brian Feeney. Irish News. Belfast. Wednesday, 9 September, 2020 .The only surprise about the British government’s unilateral plans to legislate for its own version of the procedures for operating the Irish Protocol in the Withdrawal Agreement is that anyone is surprised.This behavior is the modus operandi of Conservative governments since 2010. […]

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