January 29, 2018 / 4:08 PM / 10 months ago

Britain welcomes EU agreement on transition terms

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses a speech during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland January 25, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain welcomed the European Union’s agreement on Monday on transition terms after Brexit, with Prime Minister Theresa May’s spokesman saying the two sides’ positions were well aligned.

But the spokesman told reporters there was some distance between the EU and Britain on more than one transitional deal issue.

Reporting by William James, writing by Elizabeth Piper. Editing by Andrew MacAskill

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