Barnier: I'm not trying to provoke the UK
Media playback is unsupported on your device
Video

Michel Barnier: I'm not trying to provoke the UK

EU negotiator Michel Barnier told the BBC's Katya Adler that he was not trying to provoke anyone with the first legal draft of the Brexit withdrawal deal.

There are a range of options put forward for the Northern Ireland border, and he said the one which had faced criticism in the UK was a necessary "backstop" in the deal.

  • 28 Feb 2018