Which Uk Prime Minister Signed The Good Friday Agreement

During negotiations on the UK`s planned withdrawal from the European Union in 2019, the EU produced a position paper on its concerns about the UK`s support for the Good Friday Agreement during Brexit. The position paper addresses, inter alia, the avoidance of a hard border, North-South cooperation between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland, the birthright of all inhabitants of Northern Ireland (as defined in the Agreement) and the common travel area. [31] [32] Anyone born in Northern Ireland who is therefore entitled to an Irish passport under the Good Friday Agreement can retain EU citizenship even after Brexit. [33] As part of the European Union`s Brexit negotiating directives, the UK was asked to convince other EU members that these issues had been raised in order to move to the second phase of Brexit negotiations. .