Jeremy Corbyn British Labour party leader has decided to call an all-party meet on Thursday to revive the spirit of the Good Friday peace agreement to deliver economic justice and prosperity in Northern Ireland. He has been protesting against the British deal since becoming a leader of the Labour party in 2015, He declared yesterday that his party would not support any Brexit deal that would be detrimental for the people of Ireland. Corbyn will raise his voice in favor of a comprehensive UK-EU customs union, with a British say on future trade deals and arrangements, on Thursday. He will also put emphasis on a new, strong relationship with the EU single market.
Prime Minister Theresa May recently expressed her decision to leave the EU customs union after facing much criticism from several leaders of the opposition as well as some of the ministers of her government. EU officials cautioned May for taking too much time to seal a Brexit deal this year They were not happy with the progress of the process of negotiations in recent months, most importantly regarding the avoidance of the hard border or physical controls on the border between the Irish Republic and Northern Ireland.
Corbyn was trying to spread the spirit of the 1998 agreement that brought 30 years of sectarian conflict in Northern Ireland to an end. He added that 3,000 people lost their lives during that time. He urged the leaders to take lessons from the sacrifice and courage shown at all levels of society that showed the way for something that was once impossible.
“That was the We all need that spirit again … if we want to secure 20 more years of peace and greater prosperity for the many, not the few.”He stressed the need of the spirit of the Good Friday Agreement that would restore peace and harmony between people of England and Northern Ireland. Corbyn, also said the Brexit deal would make the progress of all communities very slow