Maros Sefcovic, the Vice President of the European Fee, has responded to the announcement made by Liz Truss.
He stated the EU remains to be open to negotiations however the prospect of unilateral motion by the UK “raises vital considerations”.
He stated in a press release: “The announcement by the UK authorities, nonetheless, to desk laws that may disapply constitutive parts of the Protocol, raises vital considerations.
“First, as a result of the Protocol is the answer agreed between the EU and the UK to handle the challenges posed by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU for the island of Eire, and to guard the hard-earned positive factors of the peace course of.
“Second, as a result of the Protocol is a global settlement signed by the EU and the UK. Unilateral actions contradicting a global settlement should not acceptable.
“Third, as a result of the Withdrawal Settlement and its Protocol are the required basis for the Commerce and Cooperation Settlement, which the EU and the UK have agreed upon to organise their total relationship after the UK’s withdrawal.”