EU-UK committee to oversee Irish border deal

Delhi, India Published: Feb 28, 2018, 02:42 PM(IST)

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A joint committee between the European Union and Britain shall oversee arrangements for the Irish border, the bloc said in its draft withdrawal treaty published on Wednesday, also setting out a special zone covering Ireland and Northern Ireland.

"The common regulatory area shall constitute an area without internal borders in which the free movement of goods is ensured and North-South cooperation protected," the draft said in a special protocol on Ireland and Northern Ireland.

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