(Bloomberg) — European Council President Donald Tusk’s musings on a “special place in hell” for those who campaigned for Brexit but formulation the finer sum were a “little provocative,” Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said.
U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday reiterated that the changes she’s seeking to the supposed Irish uphold withdrawal agreement contingency be legally contracting for U.K. lawmakers to approve a deal. The primary apportion also pronounced she told Tusk his comments were “unhelpful’’ and had caused “dismay’’ in the U.K.
Tusk’s comments prisoner the “frustration” on the EU side, Coveney pronounced in a Bloomberg Television interview.
While May affianced to broach Brexit “on time,” Coveney pronounced Ireland has no problem with an prolongation of the Brexit process, “as long as there is a purpose.” He also warned that disaster to solve the Irish limit could means the U.K. problems when it comes to reaching a new trade understanding with the U.S.
–With assistance from Vonnie Quinn.
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