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Northern Ireland Again Finds Itself at the Center of Brexit Disputes

MIN READFeb 3, 2021 | 20:10 GMT

A photo taken on Dec. 15, 2020, shows the town of Warrenpoint, which sits on the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.

A photo taken on Dec. 15, 2020, shows the town of Warrenpoint, which sits on the border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic.

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Renewed tensions between the United Kingdom and the European Union over the implementation of customs controls in Northern Ireland underscore the underlying problems that the Brexit deal failed to solve. While a short-term compromise between London and Brussels is possible, the Northern Ireland question will continue to create disputes between the European Union and the United Kingdom, while opening the door to sporadic episodes of violence in the area. ...

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