Ireland is interested in close partnership between Britain and the EU after Brexit

© AP Photo / Kirsty WigglesworthФлаги of the European Union and the UK in the background the clock tower of the Palace of Westminster in London. Archival photoIreland is interested in close partnership between Britain and the EU after Brexit© AP Photo / Kirsty Wigglesworth

The close partnership between Britain and the EU after Brexit in the interests of Ireland, and the divorcing of regions, said the Prime Minister of Ireland, Leo Varadkar, whose speech in the European Parliament in Strasbourg were broadcast service of the European Commission.

«So close, as far as possible, the partnership and the relationship of the UK and EU in the interests of Ireland. I think it is in the interests of the population of the UK and also the European Union itself. We must conclude a new partnership and agreement with Britain», he said, noting that he personally regrets the decision of the country to leave the EU.

The UK will leave the EU on 29 March 2019.

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