Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson shakes hands with European Parliament President David Sassoli, at Downing Street, in London, Britain October 8, 2019. Aaron Chown/Pool via REUTERS
LONDON (Reuters) – British prime minister Boris Johnson told the European Parliament’s president, David Sassoli, he wanted to leave the European Union with a deal, a Downing Street spokesperson said after they held talks in London.
“The prime minister stated his preference for leaving the EU with a deal. He emphasised that the UK’s proposal represents a significant step and a reasonable compromise which respects the Belfast (Good Friday) Agreement, the