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EU agrees ceasefire with Britain in “sausage war”

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By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union agreed on Wednesday to a ceasefire with Britain in a post-Brexit dispute dubbed the “sausage war” by extending a grace period for shipments of certain meat products from mainland United Kingdom to Northern Ireland. The bloc will also make it easier for medicines and guide dogs to cross the Irish Sea and allow Northern Irish drivers to travel to Ireland with existing insurance documents, in moves designed to ease tensions following Britain’s exit from the EU. “Where the U.K. disrespects its agreements with us and acts unilaterally, we…

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