The EU has reversed its decision to temporarily override part of the Brexit deal amid an ongoing row over Covid vaccine supplies. But what is going on ad how did we get here? Please subscribe HERE http://bit.ly/1rbfUog
The day should have been one of celebration and relief as the EU’s drugs regulator approved the use of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid vaccine for all adults.
Instead, a row erupted when the EU announced it would trigger Article 16 – a clause to introduce export controls on vaccines to Northern Ireland.
Although the bloc later reversed its decision to temporarily override part of the Brexit deal, the spat was the latest development in a deepening dispute over the vaccine producer AstraZeneca’s delivery commitments to the EU.
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Newsnight’s Diplomatic Editor Mark Urban reports and in the studio Faisal Islam is joined by Spain’s Foreign Minister Arancha González-Laya.
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