June 21, 2017 / 6:32 AM / a month ago

Talks with Northern Irish DUP may take time, no sticking point - minister

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Damian Green, First Secretary of State, arrives in Downing Street, in central London, Britain June 14, 2017.Peter Nicholls

LONDON (Reuters) - There is no one sticking point in talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservatives and Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party but a deal to support May's minority government could take some time, her deputy said on Wednesday.

"There's no individual sticking point. Talks are progressing," First Secretary of State Damian Green, who is effectively May's deputy, told the BBC.

"So we have a lot in common but we are two different parties and so it will take some time to reach a deal."

Reporting by Estelle Shirbon; editing by Guy Faulconbridge

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