October 19, 2018 / 12:04 PM / a month ago

UK, South Korea to work on trade ties after Brexit - PM May's office

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May arrives for a news conference at the European Union leaders summit in Brussels, Belgium October 18, 2018. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May agreed to work on improving trade ties with South Korea after Brexit in a meeting with President Moon Jae-in in Brussels, May’s office said.

“They agreed to work closely together to transition over the existing trade agreement between South Korea and the European Union,” it added in a statement on Friday. “They would then look forward to further improving trade ties between the two countries in the future.”

Reporting by Alistair Smout; editing by Stephen Addison

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