On the issue of the Irish border, there is a protocol on Northern Ireland (the “backstop”) which is attached to the agreement and establishes a position of withdrawal which will only come into force in the absence of effective alternative provisions before the expiry of the transition period. In this case, the UK will eclipse the EU`s common external tariff and Northern Ireland will stick to aspects of the internal market until such an event is carried out. Neither party can unilaterally withdraw from this customs union. The aim of this backstop agreement is to avoid a “hard” border in Ireland, where customs controls are needed.  Framework agreements concluded after the end of the transitional period under a procedure covered by paragraph (a) of this paragraph. IN ANREG. whereas the agreements in force for relations between the EU and the basic sovereign territories after the UK`s withdrawal from the EU should continue to be established as part of the accession of the Republic of Cyprus to the Union, REMEMBERing the agreements reached on 29 November 2018 between the Kingdom of Spain and the United Kingdom concerning citizens` rights tobacco and other products; , environmental cooperation and police and customs cooperation, as well as the agreement reached on 29 November 2018 on the conclusion of an agreement on taxation and the protection of financial interests, the declaration on relations between the European Union and the United Kingdom, also known as the political declaration, is a non-binding declaration negotiated and signed at the same time as the binding and more comprehensive withdrawal agreement on the UK Withdrawal Agreement (UNION) , colloquially known as Brexit, and the expected end of the transition period. 2. In the United Kingdom and in the Member States in the situations in which the United Kingdom is associated, the recognition and enforcement of decisions, acts, instruments, judicial transactions and judicial transactions are governed by the following acts or provisions: the international instruments to which the Union is a party and the international conventions concluded by the Member States on behalf of the Union; Immediately after the announcement of a revised withdrawal agreement on October 17, 2019, Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the DUP said they could not support the new agreement.  In order to set out the terms of the UK`s withdrawal from the EU and Euratom, taking into account the framework of their future relations, the EU and the United Kingdom are working, in good faith and in full respect of their respective legal systems, to take the necessary steps to quickly negotiate the agreements on their future relations mentioned in the political declaration of 17 October 2019 and to implement the relevant agreements , procedures for ratifying or concluding these agreements to ensure that these agreements apply as much as possible from the end of the transition period.