BRITAIN and the EU are on the brink of clinching a sausage peace treaty to prevent a full-scale trade war.
No10 and Brussels will sign a deal within days to ensure bangers made here can continue flowing to Northern Ireland.
The chipolata ceasefire came on the fifth anniversary of the Brexit vote and followed US President Joe Biden telling both sides to stop the bickering.
It delays an EU blockade on chilled meats due to come into force at the end of this month until at least September 30.
European leaders agreed the deal after being warned their ban would inflame tensions ahead of the Unionist marching season.
A senior EU diplomat said: “There was a clear green light to see what we can do to overcome these hurdles.
The pork peace will give negotiators on both sides more time to thrash out a permanent fix to the issue.
No10 has agreed not to make any changes that lower our food standards below the Brussels guidelines while the deal is in place.
A UK Government spokesman said: “There is no case whatsoever for preventing chilled meats from being sold in Northern Ireland.”
But in a sign that relations are still tense, a top Eurocrat said Britain has been left “weakened and isolated” by Brexit.
French commissioner Thierry Breton, who was behind the bloc’s shambolic jabs rollout, goaded the PM in an inflammatory interview.
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