The US president, who has Irish roots, urged both sides to ensure that the dispute does not affect the Good Friday Agreement and peace in Northern Ireland.
However, when answering questions from reporters at the end of today’s G7 summit (June 13), Mr Johnson told the White House not to interfere in the diplomatic dispute, so The express.
The Prime Minister said, “I think with the utmost respect for all of our friends around the world, I think we will fix this.
“We’re going to fix it in a pragmatic way, but the point is to make sure we protect the peace process on Good Friday and the territorial integrity of Britain.”
Brexit overshadowed the G7 summit with an explosive dispute between Britain and Brussels over the implementation of the Northern Ireland Protocol The express.
Under the Withdrawal Agreement, some goods traveling from the UK to the province are subject to customs controls.
The UK has argued that the EU is clumsy in carrying out controls.
Brussels, meanwhile, has insisted that the additional red tape is due to Britain’s exit from the single market and needs to be fully implemented.
In a bilateral meeting on the Thursday before the G7 summit, the US President reportedly warned Great Britain not to adhere to the terms of the Brexit deal.
Ahead of the Cornwall meeting, the US also made a formal diplomatic complaint to the UK in which Washington accused the UK of sparking tension.
The G7 – or Group of Seven – are the most advanced economies in the world: the US, Canada, UK, France, Germany, Italy and Japan.
This year’s summit will take place in the UK at the Carbis Bay Hotel in St Ives, Cornwall.
The 2020 summit, which was supposed to be hosted by President Donald Trump, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. It was the first year without a summit since the group first met in 1975.
World leaders such as German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and France’s Emmanuel Macron will take part in the conference.