Trump says U.S. will keep in its lane on Brexit

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with Ireland’s Prime Minister (Taoiseach) Leo Varadkar in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2018. REUTERS/Jim Young

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States will stay in its lane while Britain negotiates its exit from the European Union, U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday ahead of his meeting with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar at the White House.

Varadkar, speaking to reporters, said he looked forward to discussing Brexit with Trump. The U.S. president said he wants Brexit talks work out and reiterated that he would like to see a U.S. trade deal with the United Kingdom.

Reporting by Jeff Mason and Makini Brice; Writing by Susan Heavey; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama

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