Posted by on January 3, 2019 8:46 am
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UK prime minister’s attempt to gain more assurances on Irish backstop rebuffed

The European Union has no plans for further Brexit talks, a spokeswoman has said, rebuffing British hopes of more assurances on the contested Irish backstop.

Theresa May has been ringing EU leaders ahead of this month’s meaningful vote in the House of Commons, but her Christmas holiday telephone diplomacy does not appear to have blunted EU resolve to avoid further Brexit negotiations.

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