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Britain wants Brexit accord but prepared for a 'no deal' - Davis
October 20, 2017 / 3:40 PM / a month ago

Britain wants Brexit accord but prepared for a 'no deal' - Davis

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain wants to reach agreement over the terms of its departure from the European Union but is prepared for a “no deal” scenario, Brexit minister David Davis said on Friday.

Britain's Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis holds a joint news conference with European Union's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier (unseen) after the latest round of talks in Brussels, Belgium October 12, 2017. REUTERS/Francois Lenoir

“We don’t want a ‘no deal,’ but if one comes, we’ll be ready for it,” Davis told broadcasters.

Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Stephen Addison

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