His departure left a void at the head of local government, shared by Republicans since the peace accord that ended three decades of violence in 1998..
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Due to tensions caused by Brexit in Northern Ireland, the head of the local government, unionist Arlene Foster, announced her resignation on Wednesday 28 April. A bomber inside her party targeted the Democratic Unionist Party, and announced that she would leave the presidency at the end of May, and then her position as head of the local government at the end of June.
“The future of unions and Northern Ireland cannot be found in the partition.”And she warned in a televised statement. His departure left a void at the head of local government, shared by Republicans since the peace accord that ended three decades of violence in 1998..
After long drawn-out negotiations over the United Kingdom’s exit from the European Union have been hampered, Arlene Foster has failed to prevent the creation of a customs border between Northern Ireland and Great Brittany Island, due to anger supporters of the affiliation. To the UK and violent riots in early April.
During the Brexit negotiations, the role of the kingmaker in the Democratic Unionist Party in the London Parliament, where he asserted a fragile majority in Theresa May’s government, influenced negotiations with Brussels, the party that called for a clear and pure separation. With the European Union.
But after the landslide victory of Boris Johnson’s Conservatives in the 2019 legislative elections, which ended the role of the Democratic Unionist Party, Arlene Foster could not prevent the imposition of customs controls between Northern Ireland and Great Britain.