Dutch PM Rutte: Britain must clarify post-Brexit relationship

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Posted: Jan 09, 2018 6:39 AM

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Tuesday called on Britain to clarify its future relationship with key trading partners after it leaves the European Union.

Tweeting after a meeting with EU negotiator Michel Barnier, Rutte said: It is essential that Britain "clarifies its position". Rutte said a transition period was important to minimise disruption.

(Reporting by Anthony Deutsch; editing by John Stonestreet)