EU letter in full: What assurances have been offered for Brexit?

The prime minister and the European Union released letters intended to quell the fears of MPs who believe the UK will not be able to get out of the backstop arrangement and fear a return of a hard border in Northern Ireland.

But the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) have called the reassurances “meaningless”, saying the letters only “bolster our concerns”.

The letter from European Council President Donald Tusk and European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker is in full below, with added emphasis and analysis from Sky News correspondents.

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2019-01-15T03:13:06+00:00By |

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