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British PM proposes two-year transition period after Brexit

Friday, September 22, 2017

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FLORENCE, Italy (AFP) — Prime Minister Theresa May on Friday proposed a two-year transition period for Britain after it leaves the EU, suggesting that the UK would continue to "honour its commitments" under the bloc's current budget.

May said Britain should be able to access the European single market during this period, adding that other EU members should not have to "pay more".

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