Tanaiste says more progress on the border issue is needed
Simon Coveney says the government don't want to veto the progression of Brexit talks.
Minister Coveney says they don't want to delay negotiations moving on to phase two, but that Britain needs to offer solutions on avoiding a hard border with Northern Ireland.
His comments to the BBC's Andrew Marr come ahead of a meeting tomorrow between British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission President Jean Claude-Juncker.
Minister Coveney says they have a responsibility to protect Ireland's interests.
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