UK, South Korea to work on trade ties after Brexit – PM May’s office

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May and Arlene Foster, the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) visit Belleek Pottery, in St Belleek, Fermanagh, Northern Ireland, July 19, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne/Pool/Files

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.”