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The UK don't want to concede on open border now as they want to use it as bargaining chip in fta negotiations later. Basically they think they ca the get full access to single market without costs of eu membership and restrictions on ability to restrict immigration. Eu will be accused of causing hard border in Ireland if it doesn't agree to full access

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by Frank Schnittger (mail Frankschnittger at hot male dotty communists) on Sun Sep 29th, 2019 at 01:17:15 PM EST
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The GFA to which the UK is a contracting party is non-negotiable. EU and EP public statements express institutional reasoning of responsibility for NI-EI barriers should if these materialize after 'a no-deal departure' by UK.


What else, what consideration or things of value, will UK offer for an ETA besides human hostages? I couldn't tell you. I might have mentioned more than once.

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by Cat on Sun Sep 29th, 2019 at 04:26:58 PM EST
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