The Telegraph, 6 September
The architect of the Good Friday Agreement has warned Joe Biden to abandon his support for the Northern Ireland Protocol (NIP), arguing the US president risks “causing civil unrest” by siding with the EU against Britain.
Lord Trimble, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for helping to bring the Troubles to an end, has written to President Biden claiming his administration also risks creating “political uncertainty” and “damaging the Northern Ireland economy”.
He claims the US’s continued backing of Brussels over the terms of trade between mainland Britain and the province has “subverted the main safeguards within the Belfast Agreement”.
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