The European Union (EU) Chief Brexit Coordinator Michel Barnier was on the wires now, via Reuters, noting the following.
Reiterates unprecedented deal with the UK on offer.
The Brexit deal is about damage limitation.
The backstop is not there to be used necessarily.
Will do utmost to avoid using Irish backstop.
Key to ratify Brexit treaty.
UK Brexit vote will set future of the country.
Have to prevent UK from undercutting the EU economy.