Saturday 17 November 2018

Kevin Doyle: 'Support for Ireland is promised - but it's not top of everyone's agenda'

  

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. REUTERS/Aly Song/Pool
Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban. REUTERS/Aly Song/Pool
Kevin Doyle

Kevin Doyle

Finland's Prime Minister Juha Sipilä has joined the list of European leaders ready to declare their undying support for Ireland in the Brexit negotiations.

He had a busy day yesterday, welcoming seven political leaders to his home - one by one - for talks on all sorts of issues. But it was Leo Varadkar who got the salmon sandwiches at their freshest.

The Taoiseach flew into Helsinki late on Tuesday night for a European People's Party (EPP) conference. Prior to the conference, he made a pit-stop at the prime minister's official residence for a brief but purposeful meeting.

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