UK's Johnson in Paris: we will not set up border checks in Ireland
PARIS, Aug 22 (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Boris
Johnson said on Thursday that under no circumstances would the
United Kingdom set up border checks on the boundary between EU
member Ireland and the British region of Northern Ireland.
Speaking alongside French President Emmanuel Macron as he
arrived in Paris for Brexit talks, Johnson said he understood
the EU's desire to preserve the integrity of its single market,
but believed this was compatible with a Brexit deal that would
also preserve the integrity of the United Kingdom.
(Reporting by Will James, writing by Estelle Shirbon; editing
by Stephen Addison)
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