All smiles North of the border as DUP say they’re pleased with Brexit deal – but insist more work needs to be done  – TheLiberal.ie – Our News, Your Views
August 15, 2018

All smiles North of the border as DUP say they’re pleased with Brexit deal – but insist more work needs to be done 

The leader of the DUP Arlene Foster has said she is more than happy with the latest Brexit deal which will see no hard border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland.

Ms Foster who faced some criticism earlier this week for her part in dismantling the previous negotiations on Monday, said the deal was and good deal and that she was more than pleased with the outcome on Friday.

However Ms Foster who was speaking to Sky News said a lot more work needs to be done and this is only the first step in a long road ahead in negotiations for the UK and Northern Ireland.

Ms Foster who criticised the text in the previous agreement also stated that the DUP and Westminster will a number of challenges ahead in order to leave the EU whilst keeping an open border and an easy trade agreement with the Republic of Ireland.

The DUP leader added we are happy Westminster understood our position and that the decided against enforcing a border in the Irish Sea which would have had a disastrous effect on the people of Northern Ireland.

Ms Foster finalised by saying she and her party are looking forward future negotiations and being part of the the process that will see the entire UK including Northern Ireland leaving the single market. 

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