January 29, 2018 / 4:25 PM / 10 months ago

Britain welcomes EU agreement on transition terms

A Union Jack flag flutters next to European Union flags ahead of a visit of Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Belgium October 16, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir/Files

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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