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President of European Council and Taoiseach confer on Brexit

Conor Trindle
20 Mar 2019, 02:31 GMT+10

DUBLIN, Ireland - The leader of the Irish government, An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar met with the President of the European Council Donald Tusk at Government Buildings in Dublin on Tuesday to discuss the state of play and latest developments with Brexit.

President Tusk, the Irish government said in a statement, expressed the strong and ongoing solidarity with Ireland of the European Council and European leaders.

The two leaders agreed that the parties must now see what proposals emerge from London in advance of the European Council meeting in Brussels on Thursday.

Meanwhile, the government statement said, preparations continue in Ireland and across the European Union for a no deal scenario, "which would have serious consequences for all concerned."

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