March 23, 2018 / 10:13 AM / a year ago

PM May welcomes EU's offer for Brexit transition

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves a European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium, March 23, 2018. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May welcomed a move by the European Union on Friday to sign off on a transition agreement for Brexit, and called for a “new dynamic” in the negotiations over future ties.

May told reporters before leaving a two-day summit in Brussels that she believed the transition provided certainty for businesses and citizens and that an agreement on the future relationship with the EU should benefit both sides.

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper and Gabriela Baczynska

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