Not many issues remain to secure thin EU-UK trade deal says Irish foreign ministerChristian Fernsby ▼ | September 14, 2020
There are not that many outstanding issues in the way of securing a thin free-trade deal between the European Union and Britain, which is the best-case scenario at this stage, Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said on Monday.
Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney
He said the key issues relate to Northern Ireland: state aid in the British region; the risk of goods leaking into the EU single market via Northern Ireland; and export declarations for the movement of goods from Northern Ireland to the rest of the United Kingdom. ■