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'Issues need to be resolved' over the Northern Ireland Protocol

Jan 9, 2023 15:46 By News Northern Sound
'Issues need to be resolved' over the Northern Ireland Protocol
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The Tánaiste spoke to parties in Northern Ireland today ahead of a deadline for fresh elections.

A range of critical issues need to be resolved between the EU and the UK over the Northern Ireland Protocol.

That's according to a joint statement from the EU's Chief Brexit negotiator, Maros Sefcovic, and British Foreign Secretary, James Cleverly, who met in London today.

An agreement was reached today in relation to EU access to British IT systems, which both sides say is important to building trust.

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Meanwhile, DUP leader Jeffrey Donaldson's described a telephone conversation with Tanaiste Michael Martin as 'useful'.

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