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Johnson declines to say whether Northern Ireland will stay in EU customs union after Brexit

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson leaves Downing Street, in London, Britain, October 10, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) – British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Friday he did not want to give a running commentary on Brexit talks when asked whether Northern Ireland would be leaving the EU customs union amid hopes an agreement can be found before an Oct. 31 deadline.

“I think it would be wrong of me to give a running commentary on the negotiations,” he said. “Look at everything I’ve said prev

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