April 2, 2019 / 4:30 PM / 8 months ago

In Irish interest to protect EU single market, PM Varadkar says

FILE PHOTO: Ireland's Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Leo Varadkar holds a news conference after a European Union summit in Brussels, Belgium March 22, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) - It is in Ireland’s interests to protect the European Union single market and there is no better alternative than the Irish backstop, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar said on Tuesday.

He was speaking at a news conference after talks with French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris.

Reporting by Michel Rose and Richard Lough; editing by John Irish

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