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Lawyers argue Northern Ireland can veto Brexit

Two lawyers in Belfast cited the terms of the historic 1998 peace deal on Tuesday in arguing Northern Ireland has the right to veto Britain's decision to leave the EU. "Sovereignty over constitutional affairs has been ceded" with the signing of the Good Friday Agreement, according to lawyer Ronan Lavery. The barrister is representing a cross-party group of politicians in their legal challenge against the result of the June 23 referendum which saw Britain vote to leave the European Union.
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