EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier addresses both Houses of the Oireachtas

The EU Chief Negotiator with the United Kingdom, Michel Barnier, spoke today to a joint sitting of the Houses of the Oireachtas in Dublin. In his speech, he said: “I want to reassure the Irish people: in this negotiation Ireland’s interest will be the Union’s interest. We are in this negotiation together and a united EU will be here for you.” He added: “Tomorrow, I will travel to the border with Northern Ireland. I will meet farmers and workers in a dairy co-operative. I want to learn from them. And listen to their concerns about how they are affected by Brexit.”

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