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Taoiseach speaks with President Juncker

The Taoiseach and The President of the European Commission Jean Claude Juncker spoke by phone this evening.

Both agreed that the Withdrawal Agreement is a balanced compromise and the best outcome available.

While they agreed to work to provide reassurance to the UK, the Agreement cannot be reopened or contradicted.

The Taoiseach thanked President Juncker for the continuing support of him and his team and looked forward to the European Council meeting tomorrow.