Varadkar acknowledges ‘up front and very professional’ Fianna Fáil

Varadkar acknowledges ‘up front and very professional’ Fianna Fáil

Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil are once again back in talks on forming a government.

Fianna Fáil has said today will be a pivotal day but is hopeful of concluding a deal in the coming days.

Acting Health Minister Leo Varadkar has said he is hopeful of reaching a final deal over the weekend.

When asked if trust between the two parties was a barrier to making progress, Varadkar said there was a “long history” of difference between them.

“Well we are different parties, there’s a long history of rivalry between the parties,” said Varadkar.

“Trust has been an issue in the past, but I have to say the people we have been dealing with across the table have been very frank, very up front and very professional in their dealings with us.”

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