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Sefcovic eager to play peacemaker in Protocol talks as tensions rise; Sketch

Oct 14, 2021 - The Daily Telegraph (London)

It was Mood Indigo, or maybe Song Sung Blue as vice commissioner Maros Sefcovic strode into the cavernous aircraft hanger-style venue of the EU press conference room. Resplendent in a riot of azure: sky-blue tie and navy jacket against a harebellblue backdrop, he bounded in fizzing with self-importance to deliver an eagerly awaited speech.

So eagerly awaited in fact, that some of the key players had struggled to contain themselves at all. On Saturday night, Simon Coveney, Ireland's foreign...