Ireland’s government was fighting for its survival on Friday after the party propping it up announced plans to break their agreement because of the handling of a policing scandal.The domestic crisis has hit just weeks ahead of a key European Union summit on Britain’s plans to leave the EU, a large portion of which hinges on Irish issues.Prime Minister Leo Varadkar is due to play a major role in the Dec 14-15 summit, telling EU leaders whether Ireland believes sufficient progress has been made on the future border between Ireland and Britain’s province of Northern Ireland.It will be the only UK land border with the EU after Brexit.
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