The Taoiseach and Prime Minister Johnson spoke by telephone this afternoon.
The Taoiseach and Prime Minister Johnson spoke by telephone this afternoon. They exchanged views on the current Covid-19 situation, especially in regard to the Delta variant.
They discussed the Northern Ireland Protocol. The Taoiseach said that the UK Government’s statements on the Protocol, to be made at Westminster tomorrow, would be carefully considered and he stressed the EU-UK framework for issues related to the Protocol.
The Taoiseach also raised legacy issues, including serious concerns at the British Government’s proposals. He emphasised that there can be no pre-determined outcome to the consultation process currently underway.
The Taoiseach and Prime Minister agreed to stay in touch and looked forward to an opportunity to meet in person in the future.