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UK and EU agree new Brexit deal as Boris Johnson heads to crucial summit

London (CNN)The United Kingdom and the European Union have agreed a new Brexit deal after months of tense negotiations, according to Prime Minister Boris Johnson and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker.According to Juncker, the new withdrawal agreement "focused on the protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland and sought to identify a mutually satisfactory solution to address the specific circumstances on the island of Ireland."The question of the Irish border has been a major sticking point in negotiations and while both Johnson and the EU have agreed to the new terms, the Prime Minister's next challenge will be getting his deal approved in the UK Parliament. Former Prime Minister Theresa May also secured a deal with the EU, but fa ...
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