According to the readouts obtained by the British and Irish governments, Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his counterpart in Ireland, Leo Varadkar, that he would never to allow physical checks to be put in place at the UK/Irish border after Brexit becomes official on 31 October.

Johnson said his government would "never put any physical controls or physical infrastructure on the border" between the British province of Northern Ireland and Ireland even if it leaves the UK.

The British pre...

This story is part of New Europe's Premium content.

To Read the Full Story, Subscribe or Sign In from the ↑ Top of the Page ↑
new europe join now