Britain hints at compromise with EU over Brexit treaty amid criticism in the US

One of the key aspects of the treaty was the question of Northern Ireland, which remains part of the UK, but shares a border with Ireland, which remains a member of the EU.
One of the key aspects of the treaty was the question of Northern Ireland, which remains part of the UK, but shares a border with Ireland, which remains a member of the EU.PHOTO: AFP

LONDON - British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's plans to introduce new legislation allowing his government to ignore treaty obligations which his country made to the European Union (EU) have suffered a serious setback.

This is after Joe Biden, the leading American presidential candidate, has warned that such a move would endanger Britain's chances of signing any free trade deal with the US.

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