Boris Johnson Says He Believes "Passionately" A New Brexit Deal Can Be Struck

It's as he prepares to hold his first face-to-face talks, as British Prime Minister, with the European Commission president

He's written in the Daily Telegraph in Britain ahead of a meeting with Jean-Claude Juncker in Luxembourg.

The UK Prime Minister wants the backstop scrapped from the withdrawal deal.

But Bobby McDonagh - a former Irish Ambassador to the UK and the EU - says he needs to come up with alternatives:

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