Irish PM sees security, constitutional threats in no-deal Brexit

Published August 1, 2019, 9:02 PM

by Martin Sadongdong & Antonio Colina

By Reuters

DUBLIN – If Britain leaves the European Union without a withdrawal agreement, Ireland could be faced with both security and constitutional threats, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Friday.

 Ireland's Prime Minister (Taoiseach) and Defence Minister Leo Varadkar speaks during a news conference after the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 21, 2019.  (REUTERS / Francois Lenoir / File Photo / MANILA BULLETIN)
Ireland’s Prime Minister (Taoiseach) and Defence Minister Leo Varadkar speaks during a news conference after the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, June 21, 2019.
(REUTERS / Francois Lenoir / File Photo / MANILA BULLETIN)

“I think we should be afraid of a no-deal Brexit. A no-deal Brexit would have impacts on the economy north and south and in Britain. It could have security implications as well and it could have constitutional implications,” Varadkar told journalists.

 
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