Sinn Fein reveals Guy Verhofstadt rejects EVERY SINGLE Brexit paper produced by UK


Sinn Fein reveals Guy Verhofstadt rejects EVERY SINGLE Brexit paper produced by UK
  1. Sinn Fein reveals Guy Verhofstadt rejects EVERY SINGLE Brexit paper produced by UK
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    GUY VERHOFSTADT has dismissed EVERY single UK Brexit paper he has been sent, according to Sinn…
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Leader of the Irish Republican party, Michelle O’Neill, said the key Brussels figure had been “very clear” in rubbishing the documents.

On a visit to the country, Mr Verhofstadt said Brexit negotiators needed to make sure no hard border was established on the isle of Ireland in order to keep the peace.

Ms O’Neill made a dig at British politicians saying at least the Belgian MEP had made the effort to visit and discuss Brexit with her party.

She said: “At least he’d had the manners to come and to talk to people about the implications which is far more than any British person has done.

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Michelle O’Neill said Guy Verhofstadt had dismissed British papers on Brexit

He’s very clear in dismissing the papers which the British Government has produced to date

Michelle O’Neill

“I think he’s got a very good understanding and I think his public utterances in the past have been very strong and we need to see the situation resolved here.

“He’s very clear in dismissing the papers which the British Government has produced to date, so yes I do find an understanding with that.”

She added it was “important” to engage with EU chiefs like Mr Verhofstadt to discuss the “concerns” all sides had.  

During a two-day visit to the isle of Ireland, Mr Verhofstadt demanded the United Kingdom ensure to avoid a post-Brexit hard border between Belfast and Dublin.

He said: "This morning I visited Belfast and ok, the peace process is a success, but we need to secure it further.

"Every solution inside Brexit needs to take into account that the peace process and the Good Friday Agreement are secured and that there is no hard border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland."

In a video recorded by the European Parliament Information Office in Dublin, he said the post-Brexit border arrangement was a key concern for the European Union that needed to be quickly resolved.

He continued: "I’ve seen all the political parties in Northe…