On Brexit, Britain's May urges EU to do 'difficult deal' once again

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May urged the other leaders of the European Union on Wednesday to help secure a Brexit agreement, saying they had done 'difficult deals' before and could again. 'We have shown we can do difficult deals together constructively. I remain confident of a good outcome,' a government official quoted her telling the other EU leaders at a summit in Brussels.

Reuters October 18, 2018 03:06:25 IST
On Brexit, Britain's May urges EU to do 'difficult deal' once again

On Brexit Britains May urges EU to do difficult deal once again

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May urged the other leaders of the European Union on Wednesday to help secure a Brexit agreement, saying they had done "difficult deals" before and could again.

"We have shown we can do difficult deals together constructively. I remain confident of a good outcome," a government official quoted her telling the other EU leaders at a summit in Brussels.

In her concluding comments before the leaders began dinner without her, she said: "The last stage will need courage, trust and leadership on both sides."

(Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; Editing by Mark Heinrich)

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