Boris Johnson's plan to overhaul Brexit agreement is 'politically driven', says EU Commission vice president

6/16/2022 11:12:00 PM

In an exclusive interview with Sky's Beth Rigby, Maros Sefcovic disputed the UK government's decision to unilaterally overhaul parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol - saying it was 'very damaging' to relations with the EU.

Vice-President of the European Commission MarosSefcovic tells BethRigby that Brexit is bleeding into other areas of cooperation, and says 'constant breaching of international law' is 'damaging' to the EU-UK relationship. Rigby 📺 Sky 501 and YouTube

In an exclusive interview with Sky's Beth Rigby, Maros Sefcovic disputed the UK government's decision to unilaterally overhaul parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol - saying it was 'very damaging' to relations with the EU.

In an exclusive interview with Sky's Beth Rigby, Maros Sefcovic disputed the UK government's decision to unilaterally overhaul parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol - saying it was"very damaging" to relations with the EU.The European Commission announced fresh legal action this morning.Jun 14th 2022 Share A FTER THE great destruction of the second world war, there was a singular purpose behind the creation of what is now the European Union: lasting peace.Tue 14 Jun 2022 18.

Thursday 16 June 2022 21:18, UK Please use Chrome browser for a more accessible video player 0:42 Why you can trust Sky News Boris Johnson's plan to unilaterally overhaul parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol is"politically driven", the vice president of the European Commission has suggested.Speaking exclusively to Sky's political editor Beth Rigby, Maros Sefcovic said the legislation appeared to be more of a reflection of the PM’s domestic difficulties than problems with the agreement itself.Commission VP Maros Sefcovic said it was 'clear that the UK broke the law'."I cannot resist the impression that the tabling of the bill is politically driven, but it's not our role to comment on internal politics in the UK," he said.Article 49 of the founding treaty of the EU establishes that any European state which respects human dignity, freedom, democracy, equality, the rule of law and human rights, and which is committed to promoting them, may apply to become a member of the union."Our doors for negotiations will always be open I’m ready to talk to all political leaders in Northern Ireland and to all stakeholders," he said in an interview on tonight's Beth Rigby Interviews.The bill - - would give ministers the ability to unilaterally disapply significant sections of the UK’s withdrawal agreement with the EU.In a letter to the North Somerset MP, George Eustice said that “messing around” with some rules would mean an additional cost to businesses and be a waste of officials’ time, while senior Whitehall sources voiced fears of a mass deregulation drive by the back door.

Advertisement The Northern Ireland Protocol was signed as part of the agreement, which set the terms of the UK's 'divorce' from the bloc.When the first Russian bombs exploded on Ukrainian soil, Moldova condemned the Russian invasion of our neighbour.It aims to maintain an open border on the island of Ireland while also protecting the EU single market by allowing Northern Ireland to remain in the UK customs area while also following EU rules on goods that could travel into the bloc via the Republic of Ireland.More on Boris Johnson.

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UK braces for the EU to relaunch legal action TODAY over Brexit lawThe EU announced fresh legal action this morning as part of a series of measures in response to the Government's move to unilaterally scrap parts of the Northern Ireland Protocol. They already have Breaking the law does have consequences Is it done, or not?

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EU launches legal action over UK's 'illegal' Protocol plans🔴The European Union on Wednesday launched three separate law suits against Britain in retaliation for the Government’s plan to override the Northern Ireland Protocol That won't frighten Boris, he's not afraid of breaking the law. Awww, Maris Pipervic is angry! Since when has measures to remediate the 'blackmail' of the NI Protocol been illegal? One can, of course understand the Republic's frustration at the prospective loss of the 'annexation' of the Province in all matters Economic and Trade.

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