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UK's plans to drop tariffs “could breach WTO rules”, EU farm chief says

Phil Hogan, the EU Commissioner for Agriculture, believes the UK’s “no-deal” plan for a temporary, unilateral arrangement on tariffs, checks and processes on imports to Northern Ireland from the Irish Republic could breach international legislation.

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The UK’s plans to drop import tariffs on goods entering Northern Ireland from the Irish Republic in the event of a no deal Brexit could breach international trade law, Phil Hogan, the EU’s Commissioner for Agriculture, has warned.

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