EU to propose easing checks on British trade to N. Ireland

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Reuters

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) -The European Commission will put to Britain on Wednesday a package of measures to ease the transit of goods to Northern Ireland, while stopping short of the overhaul London is demanding of post-Brexit trading rules for the province. The EU executive’s measures are designed to ease customs controls, such as the clearance of meat, dairy and other food products and the flow of medicines to the British province from the UK mainland. However, it will not open up for renegotiation the protocol governing Northern Ireland’s unique trading position, leaving Brus…

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