June 13, 2017 / 1:46 PM / 5 months ago

UK PM May and DUP have largely agreed support deal - BBC

LONDON (Reuters) - There are no outstanding issues between British Prime Minister Theresa May and Northern Ireland’s DUP, and a deal to support May’s government has been largely agreed, the BBC reported on Tuesday, citing unidentified sources.

The leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Arlene Foster, and the Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds, arrive at 10 Downing Street before talks with Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, in central London, Britain June 13, 2017. REUTERS/Phil Noble

May failed to secure an outright majority after Thursday’s election and is aiming to strike a deal with the DUP to pass her legislative programme.

May made no comment as she left talks with DUP leader Arlene Foster.

Reporting by Costas Pitas; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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