The Independent – EU accuses Britain of ‘blackmail’ over protocol

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The Independent – EU accuses Britain of ‘blackmail’ over protocol

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The Independent – EU accuses Britain of ‘blackmail’ over protocol 

The Independent says the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator has warned that Brussels will not give in to threats or blackmail, as the furious row over the Northern Irish border took a step closer towards sparking a trade war.

Maros Sefcovic in effect accused Boris Johnson of lying about the consequences of EU withdrawal, declaring that it was time for “honesty” about the problems created by the form of hard Brexit chosen by the UK government.

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