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Republic of Ireland: Coronavirus

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 25th March 2020.

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Photo of Emily Thornberry Emily Thornberry Shadow Foreign Secretary

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what discussions he has had with his Irish counterpart on co-ordinating the repatriation of UK and Irish nationals from throughout the world.

Photo of Nigel Adams Nigel Adams Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development)

The Foreign Secretary spoke with Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney on 20 March, and agreed the importance of our countries working together, closer than ever, to protect and support thousands of our citizens against COVID-19.

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