April 18, 2018 / 7:00 PM / a year ago

Canada tells Britain it can pursue trade deal quickly after Brexit - UK PM May's office

LONDON, April 18 (Reuters) - Canada and Britain will be able to quickly pursue a new trade deal after Brexit, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau told British counterpart Theresa May at a bilateral meeting on Wednesday, according to May’s office.

“Prime Minister Trudeau said he believed that, post-Brexit, the UK and Canada governments would be able to move in rapid fashion towards a new trade deal that will be particularly beneficial to both countries,” a Downing Street spokeswoman said in a statement.

“They agreed the bilateral trade and investment relationship would continue to go from strength to strength.” (Reporting by Alistair Smout Editing by Alison Williams)

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