Reuters: Ireland considering port checks on whole island in case of no-deal Brexit12 July 2019 | 14:34 | FOCUS News Agency
“The kind of things that we’re looking at and proposing for example is that the entire island of Ireland will be treated the same when it comes to agriculture or food and that any SPS (sanitary and phytosanitary) checks would happen at the ports,” Varadkar said in an interview with Ireland’s Newstalk radio station.
“That would mean Britain accepting that Northern Ireland is being treated differently. The other things obviously are checks at business level and random checks and controls, and we’ll have to have a lot more of them anyway because of smuggling.”
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