COVID-19: EU 'recognise they made a mistake' in move to block vaccine exports, says Gove

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The EU "recognise they made a mistake" by invoking a Brexit deal clause to prevent coronavirus vaccine shipments entering the UK, Michael Gove has said.

The bloc has faced widespread criticism after its short-lived move to override part of the agreement on Northern Ireland over export controls.

And Minister for the Cabinet Office Mr Gove said the union now realised it was in the wrong - and promised the UK would "work with them to make sure their own problems can be tackled".

He said "we need a reset" of relations following the furore, which was sparked by a row between the EU and AstraZeneca over supply of its COVID-19 jab.

DUP leader Arlene Foster had described Brussels' actions as "absolutely disgraceful".