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Britain's Johnson says solving Irish border "not beyond wit of man"

Friday, September 08, 2017 - 00:50

British FM Boris Johnson said a solution to the Irish border question is possible as he arrived in Estonia for a meeting of EU Foreign Ministers. The issue has become a key part of ongoing Brexit negotiations. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT. NO REPORTER NARRATION. Finding a solution for the Irish border in Britain's talks to exit the European Union is not "beyond the wit of man", British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Friday (September 8). "I think we can all work together to come up with a solution on that one. It is not beyond the wit of man. We've had a common travel area between the north and the south of Ireland for getting on for a century and we're going to continue to make that work," Johnson told reporters in Estonia's capital Tallinn, where he was attending a meeting of EU foreign ministers. The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, said on Thursday (September 7) he was worried by Britain's plans for the border arrangement with Ireland.

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Britain's Johnson says solving Irish border "not beyond wit of man"

Friday, September 08, 2017 - 00:50