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Macron backs more Brexit talks but says backstop 'indispensable'

SBS Thursday, 22 August 2019
Echoing comments by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Macron supported allowing another month to find a solution to the vexed issue of the Irish border, but called the backstop "indispensable."
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