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London’Should N’t play peace in Ireland’ Through Brexit trade talks, warns Irish lawmaker

Also alarming to many Brexit specialists are reports that the UK is likely new laws which could override the EU Withdrawal Agreement on crucial areas like state aid and Northern Ireland customs arrangements.

Neale Richmond, an Irish lawmaker in the center-right party Fine Gael, and former seat of the Irish Senate’s Brexit committee insisted Euronews the Withdrawal Agreement was still binding.

“It is a global treaty with duties in international law. It can not be reopened or chosen apart simply to fulfill national political needs in the united kingdom,” Richmond said in a meeting.

He warned of grave consequences if the conditions of the divorce bargain were to be broken.

“The final thing we wish to view (…) is the British authorities seeking to play peace in Ireland as some type of bargaining gambit towards fishing rights or state help.”