DUBLIN enraged Downing Street last night after comparing the “Berlin Wall” to a possible post-Brexit ‘hard border’ in Ireland.
Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney made the toxic slur on a visit to the German capital as the EU begun to ratchet up the rhetoric ahead of a crunch leaders’ summit in ten days’ time.
EPA Foreign Minister to Ireland Simon Coveney angered No10 with his latest remarks
Visiting the site of the former Berlin Wall, Mr Coveney said the Germans understood the importance of rejecting “barriers, checks and fences”
And he said he had no intention of being part of a government that allows them to be built on “my island”.