Brexit legal advice: Backstop will endure 'indefinitely'

Below are some of the key points from the Attorney General's legal advice to the Prime Minister on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland - the 'backstop - in the Withdrawal Agreement, released this Wednesday.

   •  The Brexit backstop will "endure indefinitely".
   •  The review mechanism does not provide a unilateral route out of the backstop.
   •  There is a legal risk that the UK could become stuck in "protracted and repeating rounds of negotiations"

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