April 26, 2017 / 8:42 PM / 3 months ago

Britain's May tells EU's Juncker she wants 'deep and special partnership'

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is committed "to achieving a deep and special partnership with the European Union", British Prime Minister Theresa May told European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Wednesday, her spokesperson said.

"The PM had a constructive meeting this evening with President Juncker of the European Commission," the spokesperson said in a statement.

"Following the UK's letter of notification under Article 50 (that it is exiting the EU), she reiterated the UK's commitment to achieving a deep and special partnership with the European Union."

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; editing by Mark Heinrich

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