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Trump vows trade deal with UK, changes tack on Theresa May's Brexit plan

Relations had never been more special, says Trump, and any criticism was 'fake news'

Reuters  |  Windsor Casrtle, England 

President Donald Trump said on Friday the United States and Britain could secure a "great" post-Brexit trade deal, lavishing praise on Prime Minister Theresa May and contradicting his own withering assessment of her strategy publicised hours earlier. Fresh from sending NATO into crisis talks and ahead of a summit with Kremlin chief Vladimir Putin, Trump shocked Britain's political establishment when he criticised May's plans for ties with the European Union after Britain leaves in March. In a newspaper interview published just hours before holding talks with ...

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First Published: Sat, July 14 2018. 01:07 IST