Joe Biden opposes guarded border between Ireland and Northern Ireland

Joe Biden opposes guarded border between Ireland and Northern Ireland
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Joe Biden has said he does not want to see a guarded border between Ireland and Northern Ireland.

Speaking to reporters in Wilmington, Delaware, the US President-elect said he had discussed the issue with Boris Johnson and other European leaders.

“We do not want a guarded border,” he said on Tuesday. “We want to make sure we work too hard to get Ireland worked out.

“I’ve talked with the British prime minister; I’ve talked with the Taoiseach; I’ve talked with others and I’ve talked with the French.

“The idea of having the border north and south once again being closed, it’s just not right. We’ve just got to keep the border open.”

Mr Biden has previously intervened in the Brexit debate on borders, warning a breach of the Good…



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