January 29, 2023

Dawson County Journal

Dawson County, Nebraska

Canada Won’t Make ‘Veiled Threat’ Over Irish Border, UK Envoy Goodale Says

Canada’s envoy to the United Kingdom says Ottawa will not make “a veiled threat” and suspend trade talks over concerns Britain may be breaching the agreement that stopped decades of conflict in Ireland.
Last week, the Irish political party pushing to unify the island asked Ottawa to halt negotiations for a post-Brexit trade deal. Sinn Fein argued London is undermining the agreement that brokered peace between Catholics and Protestants.
But Ralph Goodale, Canada’s high commissioner in London, said the federal government has no plans to suspend talks.
“We think it’s more helpful and more practically useful to offer to help to find the right answer, rather than perhaps a veiled threat,” Goodale said in an interview last week….
Source: The Epoch Times