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Ireland’s minister for European affairs, Helen McEntee was out with her own comments on the sticking point over the Irish border and said that the EU position on backstop has not changed.

Key quotes:

   “¢   Irish position on backstop also hasn’t changed.
   “¢   A clause to review the backstop does not change the need for it.
   “¢   Review mechanism cannot change backstop.
   “¢   The UK can’t end backstop unilaterally.
   “¢   We need progress in next week or two for a November summit to take place.