5.9 C
New York
March 25, 2023
Brexit europe European Union Foreign policy King Charles III Monarchy news Politics Rishi Sunak UK news

NI protocol: government denies Rishi Sunak wanted King Charles to endorse deal

Reports that PM hoped King Charles would meet European Commission chief are wrong, says source

Rishi Sunak was not intending to use King Charles to endorse his much-anticipated deal to end the row with the EU over the Northern Ireland protocol, government sources have said.

According to reports, there had been plans for an in-person meeting between the king and the European Commission president, Ursula von der Leyen, as part of a trip to the UK to seal the deal on the Brexit trading arrangements.

Continue reading…

Related posts

Pro-western Petr Pavel sweeps to landslide win in race for Czech presidency


Anna Politkovskaya film inspired by Guardian’s obituary


Russia-Ukraine war live: Kyiv’s forces ‘repelling attacks’ as Russian troops try to surround Bakhmut