Live: Barnier and Tusk discuss draft Brexit deal in press conference, Northern Ireland minister Shailesh Vara announced his resignation from the UK government

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and European Council President Donald Tusk hold press conference on Brexit draft statement. On Wednesday,…

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15 November 2018, 10:36

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EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier and European Council President Donald Tusk hold press conference on Brexit draft statement. On Wednesday, British Prime Minister Theresa May won her cabinet’s backing on a Brexit deal she struck with the EU after an intense five-hour long meeting, Euronews reports.

Shortly, afterwards the European Commission published the draft Brexit agreement, which is 585 pages long.

In a tweet, Northern Ireland minister Shailesh Vara announced his resignation from the UK government In it, he says that «the agreement leaves the UK in a half-way house with no time limit on when we will finally be a sovereign nation.» He added the UK would be «locked in in a customs agreements indefinitely»

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