Brexit withdrawal agreement 'cannot be reopened'

Brexit withdrawal agreement 'cannot be reopened'

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker insisted that the withdrawal agreement "cannot be reopened or contradicted".

The pair spoke by telephone on Wednesday evening and a Government spokesman said: "both agreed that the withdrawal agreement is a balanced compromise and the best outcome available".

"While they agreed to work to provide reassurance to the UK, the agreement cannot be reopened or contradicted," the spokesman said.

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