UK, EU agree to work to find solutions on N. Ireland protocol

A poster reading "No Irish Sea Border" is pictured atttached to a lmap post outside of Larne port, north of Belfast in Northern Ireland on Feb 3, 2022. (PAUL FAITH / AFP)

LONDON Britain's Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen agreed to work to resolve problems with the Northern Ireland Protocol at a meeting at the COP27 conference in Egypt on Monday, Sunak's office said.

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"The Prime Minister reiterated the need to find solutions to the very real problems (the protocol) had created on the ground in Northern Ireland," a Downing Street spokesperson said.

Rishi Sunak and Ursula von der Leyen agreed on the importance of working together to agree a resolution

"They agreed on the importance of working together to agree a resolution."