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"Deal or #NoDeal, that is the question." opens @MichelBarnier in our Breakfast Policy Briefing on the state of play on #Brexit.
"If the @HouseofCommons does not vote in favor of the agreement:
or ➡️extension of #Article50." explains @MichelBarnier at our Breakfast Polict Briefing.

"Then it is the responsability of the UK government to choose."
"We already have a deal, the one agreed on in november 2018." reminds @MichelBarnier our attentive audience.

"If the UK still want to leave in an ordely manner, this agreement is the only one." #Brexit
"#NoDeal was never our design or intended scenario, but the EU27 are now prepared." says #Brexit Chief Negociator @MichelBarnier.

"The Union will be ready to manage any disruption for citizens and businesses, to protect the general interest."
In case of #NoDeal, "not everything will be smooth" warns @MichelBarnier, "but all foreseen problems should be fine on the EU side."
"We need to draw lessons from #Brexit" shares Chief Negociator @MichelBarnier.
Understand "why Europe was misunderstood by an overall majority."

"The view is not unique to the #UK" observes @MichelBarnier.
"The history of the #European project is pretty simple." explain @MichelBarnier

"It's when Europe chose to be an actor rather than a spectator. A common sovereinghty when the Member States are not enough."
Extension, #NoDeal... "in any case, we have to build a new relationship with the UK." explains @MichelBarnier.
"The UK asked to leave, not the other way around." reminds us Chief Negotiator @MichelBarnier.

By that, "The UK decided to leave 700 international agreements."
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