Biden to press Johnson to resolve dispute with EU over NI Protocol

US president orders officials to rebuke PM’s government for endangering peace process

Boris Johnson has downplayed the stalling of the Brexit talks ahead of the G7 summit. Video: Reuters

Joe Biden will press Boris Johnson to resolve Britain’s dispute with the European Union over the Northern Ireland protocol when they meet in Cornwall on Thursday ahead of a summit of G7 leaders.

The meeting comes amid signs that talks between London and Brussels are close to collapse, with the EU warning it will retaliate with trade sanctions if Britain unilaterally breaches the agreement again.

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