And it states the UK wishes to see a future UK-EU partnership 'honouring the letter & the spirit of the Belfast (‘Good Friday’) Agreement'.
The Mapping Exercise of cross-border links conducted before the Joint Report of Dec'17 appears to be bearing fruit in the form of specific areas identified here.
The island of Ireland will be considered a single epidemiological unit, e.g. shared measures for preventing spread of livestock disease.
NB commitment here to allowing @niexecutive & North/South Ministerial Council to pursue specific all-island initiatives.
Another that isn't a big surprise is the continuation of the Single Electricity Market.
Also note here the claim that there's been progress in #brexit negotiations re: legal provision to ensure it is maintained.
(As an electricity user in NI, that's, erm, reassuring)
The UK & EU agree that conditions for north/south coop. on transport should be maintained. We knew that already (from draft Protocol bit.ly/2FNiG3K).
What is new is UK commitmt to no new permits for NI/IRL transport services (notwithstanding existing ones)
Here's one you probably didn't expect!
UK is to guarantee, through statutory & domestic provision, that Irish language broadcasting from southern-based TG4 & RTÉ will continue.
For interest, here's relevant text from @BelfastAgmt / Comhaontú Aoine an Chéasta
UK 'remains committed' to delivering PEACE programme for reconciliation in NI and the border region.
This is very much a joint UK-EU operation, and there's a firm statement here about finalising plans for the next programme,.
[Missed the big one! HT @DPhinnemore