No chance of US-UK deal if Northern Ireland peace at risk – Pelosi


Senior US politician says Brexit cannot be allowed to imperil Good Friday agreement

There is no chance of Congress approving a US-UK trade agreement if Brexit undermines the Good Friday peace agreement between Ireland and Northern Ireland, the speaker of the House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, has said.

Pelosi was restating the entrenched position of congressional Democrats and many Republicans in the wake of remarks made by Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, during a visit to London this week.

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