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Old 28th Jun 2020, 14:44
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Startledgrapefruit
 
Join Date: Jun 2016
Location: Belfast
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Originally Posted by meleagertoo View Post
Er - what's the threat?
There is no threat really
Except for the Russians might invade Ireland and use it as a staging post to invade the UK like the Germans planned in the war , which is unlikely
I think most of the Irish are willing to have the UK and France defend them when required.
The exception to most Irish would be the IRA , sorry Sinn fein who hate everything thing British and would welcome everyone including the Mysterons if they thought it would further their cause.
So I just think it's one of the election time things to reassure the locals the government cares.

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