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Liz Truss’s plan to revoke NI protocol ‘splits allies and risks trade war’

Brussels officials ‘flabbergasted’ at timing of statement, which risks undermining international allianceToday’s politics news – live updatesEuropean Union insiders have warned that the British government’s threat to abandon parts of the Northern Ireland protocol risks undermining the international alliance against Vladimir Putin.Officials in Brussels were “flabbergasted” at the timing of an intervention from the UK foreign secretary, who issued a statement on Tuesday night saying she would “not shy away” from taking unilateral action on the protocol.
Source: the guardian

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