Express (UK) - Huhtasaari: EU on kyvytön ajamaan jäsenmaidensa etua rokotteiden suhteen

Ursula von der Leyen's bid to block imports of coronavirus vaccine into Northern Ireland has badly damaged the EU's credibility, and underlined why more EU27 countries should follow the UK's example by quitting the bloc, a Finnish MEP has said.

Laura Huhtasaari, a member of the right-wing Finns party, made her remarks in the wake of European Commission’s decision to trigger Article 16 of the Northern Irish Protocol, prevented vaccines from crossing the border. The decision was reversed after furious protests from London and Dublin, with Ireland’s Taoiseach Micheal Martin admitting he had received no prior warning of what Brussels was planning.

Ms Huhtasaari, who has spoken frequently about her admiration for Brexit, said: “This is a healthy reminder of the fact that the EU is incapable of securing the interests of its Member States."

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