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MNI BRIEF: Can’t Exclude Tariffs If UK Bill Passed-EU Sefcovic

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Commission VP says TCA could be suspended if Westminster legislation overturning NIP is passed.

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A trade war with the UK cannot be excluded if the UK Parliament passes legislation to scrap the Northern Ireland Protocol, EU Vice President Maros Sefcovic said Wednesday.

Asked whether the EU would impose tariffs on the UK and suspend the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, Sefcovic replied “If it becomes law, I can’t exclude anything.”

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A trade war with the UK cannot be excluded if the UK Parliament passes legislation to scrap the Northern Ireland Protocol, EU Vice President Maros Sefcovic said Wednesday.

Asked whether the EU would impose tariffs on the UK and suspend the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement, Sefcovic replied “If it becomes law, I can’t exclude anything.”

Keep reading...Show less