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Al Jazeera – Inside Story: What is behind the UK-EU dispute in Northern Ireland?


October 14, 2021

When the UK left the European Union, both sides agreed to a set of trade rules to avoid a border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. But nearly two years after Brexit, the UK wants a new deal. The EU is offering to remove some customs checks, but is calling for compromise. Is this a dispute about trade, or politics?

Presenter: Peter Dobbie Guests: Owen Reidy – Irish Congress of Trade Unions. Nicholas Whyte – Senior Director in Brussels, APCO. Graham Gudgin – Research Associate, University of Cambridge.

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