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D.British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unilaterally decided to postpone “Brexit” without consulting the European Union, but only in Northern Ireland and not the rest of the United Kingdom. The consequences of his agreement with the European Union have created political explosives in Northern Ireland. He agreed to introduce a customs border in the Irish Sea between Northern Ireland and the rest of the Kingdom to open the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland under the Good Friday Agreement of 1998.
Some British companies have stopped supplying goods to Northern Ireland due to unfamiliar restrictions and paperwork for deportation. Some shelves in supermarkets are empty. There have been threats and attacks on customs officials. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) and the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) have received support from other groups to go to court, including Protestant supporters who support the union with Britain. They believe the agreement between the EU and the UK is unconstitutional. An umbrella organization comprising Protestant paramilitary groups has withdrawn support for the Good Friday Treaty since the bloody civil war in Northern Ireland.
Longfredoxavtalen, Created peace after decades of massacre, based on the European Union. When both Ireland and the United Kingdom were members of the European Union, the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland may have been invisible, open to people, goods and services, and without soldiers, police, customs officers, fences and watchtowers. In order not to violate this agreement, Johnson agreed to a protocol in Northern Ireland as part of the agreement with the European Union, where Northern Ireland continues to be part of the EU Customs Union, thus following the rules of the EU internal market, which the rest of the UK left for the New Year.
Thus, the outer limit of the common market in the EU goes to the Irish Sea. Johnson’s predecessor, Theresa May, said that a border in the Irish Sea was “unacceptable to any British Prime Minister.” So he wanted to continue in the Customs Union across Britain. But Johnson wanted “full British sovereignty” regardless of whether it was exercising sovereignty over Northern Ireland.
England The EU was left under state law on January 31 last year, but was given a transition period until the new year when the country was still part of the customs union and the domestic market. As negotiations on a future relationship with the EU stalled for a long time and ended only on Christmas Eve, Johnson could have extended the interim period, but Johnson soon wanted to break out of the EU’s grip.
Johnson has now postponed border restrictions on food, agricultural products and packages coming to Northern Ireland for six months until October. The unnamed EU ambassador to the French newspaper Le Monde says that if the British had asked for an adjournment deadline in the talks, they would have been given one, but “now it is not a question”.
– This is the second time the British government has violated international law, said Maros Shefkovic, vice president of the European Commission, when the EU learned of Johnson’s recent move.
EU countries have agreed to respond with legal action, probably this week.
Last fall Johnson enacted a law on the domestic British market, which one of his ministers acknowledged violates international law. He then had to withdraw it after fierce opposition from the EU. The law also threatened the Good Friday treaty in violation of the divorce agreement from the European Union.
The EU cannot accept an open back door in its internal market; When the border between Ireland and Northern Ireland is open, the customs border must operate in the Irish Sea. This is what Johnson is trying to avoid or at least postpone.
This nut Johnson is not a political trifle who can talk about himself. British haters who have sworn allegiance to the EU will not grant sovereignty over Northern Ireland to the EU. Protestant Unionists in Northern Ireland feel betrayed by Johnson and will not sever ties with the rest of Britain. On the Irish island, there is very little on either side of the border who want to cancel the Good Friday agreement, close the border and experience new unrest. The Catholic Republicans can sit back and dream of reuniting Northern Ireland and Ireland. Sinn F கட்சிin says the party is dry: it would not have happened without “Brexit”, so Johnson did not act in good faith.
Outside the country, Johnson is at odds with the EU, which is by far Britain’s largest trading partner, but also with the United States. As soon as the country withdrew from the EU, Johnson was to enter into trade agreements with all the major countries in the world. But President Joe Biden has said there will be no trade deal with the United States if Johnson breaks the peace deal with Ireland.
Prime Minister Johnson cannot deceive them all at once, nor can he please them all. He has been spoken of by the Unionists as if he had not made an agreement with the EU, but he could not cover a boundary, not even under water. The EU is not moving. Ireland’s Davos (Prime Minister) Michael Martin calls for calm, more to lose his country in the new unrest north of the island.
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