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The Soviet Union was about prisons and gulags, borders and walls, violence against citizens and neighbours.

He said the European Union was demonstrating its respect for the United Kingdom by offering what he called a "Canada +++" free trade agreement. As the President of the European Council and someone who spent half of my life in the Soviet Bloc, I know what I'm talking about.

"All along we have said: "No new regulatory alignment", Foster said.

The European Union was offering Britain a "Canada plus plus plus" arrangement, Tusk told reporters after meeting the Irish prime minister, explaining Britain could have not just a free trade accord like that with Canada but also extremely close relations in security, foreign policy and other areas.

He also dismissed Theresa May's complaints over her treatment at the Salzburg summit, vowing to continue telling her the "unpleasant" truth about her Chequers proposals. Both May and the DUP are committed to leaving the European Union next year and to securing an exit agreement that protects a 1998 peace deal that ended decades of sectarian violence in Northern Ireland.

When asked if she was prepared to vote down PM May on a Brexit deal, she said: "We don't want to be in that position".

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Speaking at a fringe event at the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham, Philip Hammond said that WTO rules would "require checks at the border".

But Mrs May has said a deal like Canada's would not prevent a visible, physical border being needed in Northern Ireland - a key commitment of both sides - because of the extra checks that would be needed on goods.

The European Union has proposed that Northern Ireland be allowed to remain in Europe's single market for goods in order to keep the border with the Republic of Ireland open.

Mr Varadkar said that he did not know what a "Canada plus plus plus" deal meant, but added that it could take longer than the length of the post-Brexit transition period to agree a final EU-UK trade deal.

However, Foster was unequivocal in rejecting any solution that created a de facto border between Britain and Northern Ireland.

Possibly stung by Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab's latest demand for the EU to "get serious" in talks, he insisted: "The EU is serious about getting the best possible deal".

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