Northern Irish loyalists end support for peace deal over Brexit

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    People in Northern Ireland who want to remain part of the UK said the deal has driven a wedge between them and the rest of the country.

    Feelings are running high – loyalist groups have said they no longer support the 1998 peace treaty, which ended decades of conflict.

    According to one leading opponent, anger at the Brexit deal could spill over into protests and possible violence.

    Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull explains from Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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