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EU launches legal action against UK over plan to 'illegally' change Northern Ireland Protocol

The EU has said it is launching legal action against the UK over its plans to rip up a key Brexit agreement.

Foreign Secretary Liz Truss said on Monday that the UK would be changing large aspects of the Northern Ireland Protocol, an agreement Boris Johnson signed with the EU as part of Britain's Withdrawal Agreement.

The EU's Brexit negotiator, Maroš Šefčovič, said the UK government's Northern Ireland Protocol Bill - which will change the deal - is "extremely damaging to mutual trust and respect between the EU and the UK".

Good Morning News, Parliament Reporter: 11:20AM 15/6/22