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22nd Oct 2019

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Nancy Pelosi: No UK-US deals if Ireland peace at risk

Nancy Pelosi, the speaker of the House of Representatives in the United States, said that no trade agreements between the US and the UK would pass US congress if it would put in peril the Good Friday peace agreement in Ireland. Her statement follows comments by US national security advisor John Bolton during his visit this week in London, promising sector-by-sector trade deals between the UK and US.

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MPs vote on Johnson's latest push for Brexit deal

The EU parliament is awaiting the decision of British MPs on the Brexit deal before holding a vote by MEPs, as British PM Boris Johnson puts the Brexit deal to another vote on Tuesday.

Juncker: 'Historic mistake' against Balkan EU hopefuls

The president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker described a decision to block Albania and North Macedonia from advancing into the next phase to eventually join the European Union as a historic mistake.

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