‘How can the UK be trusted?’: Theresa May slams Brexit plan to break international law | Euronews

Footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows former prime minister Theresa May in the House of Commons in London on October 19, 2019.

The minister confirmed that draft legislation on the UK’s future arrangements for Northern Ireland — due to be published on Wednesday — “does break international law, in a very specific and limited way… in certain, very tightly defined circumstances”. Lewis said there were precedents where the UK and other countries needed “to consider their international obligations as circumstances change”. On Monday European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen warned the United Kingdom that any attempt to row back on its Brexit commitments could jeopardise a future trade agreement

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