March 12, 2018 / 11:48 AM / 9 days ago

Britain still confident on winning transition deal at EU summit - spokesman

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain is still confident it can reach agreement with the European Union on a transition period after Brexit at an EU summit later this month, her spokesman said on Monday.

FILE PHOTO: A demonstrator carries a Union Jack and a European Union flag as the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier visits Downing Street in London, Britain February 5, 2018. REUTERS/Hannah Mckay/File Photo

Asked whether the government believed it could strike an agreement at the meeting on March 22-24, the spokesman said: “Yes.”

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper; Editing by Alistair Smout

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