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Global News published this video item, entitled “Boris Johnson warns UK will do “whatever it takes” on post-Brexit trade” – below is their description.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson warned the European Union on Saturday that the U.K. government would “do whatever it takes” over a post-Brexit trade dispute relating to Northern Ireland.
Britain and the European Union showed little sign of defusing the dispute on the sidelines of the G7 summit, with both parties repeating their opposing positions even after U.S. President Joe Biden encouraged them to find a compromise.
Since Britain completed its exit from the EU late last year, relations between the two have soured, with both accusing the other of acting in bad faith over part of their Brexit divorce deal that covers border issues with Northern Ireland.
Johnson also told reporters on Saturday that rising COVID-19 case numbers and hospitalizations provided “grounds for caution” over the planned lifting of restrictions on June 21. “Clearly what you’ve got is a race between the vaccines and the virus, and the vaccines are going to win. It’s just a question of the pace,” he stated.
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