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19.03.2019 23:29

Ireland's Varadkar and EU's Tusk: London's proposals must be seen in advance of the European Council meeting in Brussels on Thursday

Ireland's prime minister Leo Varadkar and European Council President Donald Tusk met in Dublin on Tuesday ahead of the critical European Summit in Brussels later this week.

In a statement issued shortly after the meeting, Varadkar said that:

  • President Tusk expressed the strong and ongoing solidarity with Ireland of the European Council and European leaders.
  • They agreed that we must now see what proposals emerge from London in advance of the European Council meeting in Brussels on Thursday.
  • Meanwhile, preparations continue in Ireland and across the European Union for a no deal scenario, which would have serious consequences for all concerned.


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