Risking EU clash, Britain pushes post-Brexit Northern Ireland bill

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LONDON (Reuters) -Britain will present legislation to parliament on Monday to unilaterally revise the post-Brexit trade arrangements for Northern Ireland, raising the risk of a trade war and a new clash with Brussels. Foreign Secretary Liz Truss will present the bill to the House of Commons, according to a parliamentary order paper published on Friday. Britain has been threatening for months to rip up the Northern Ireland Protocol, a trade deal for the British-run region that was struck by Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government in order to secure a Brexit divorce and a wider trade agreement…

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