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U.S. will stand be steadfast ally to Britain as Brexit takes shape: Tillerson

Published: 12:50 AM, September 15, 2017
Updated: 5:10 AM, September 15, 2017

LONDON - The United States will stand by Britain as it exits the European Union, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday after a meeting with British foreign minister Boris Johnson in London.

"While Brexit does present unique challenges to the British people, please know that you have a steadfast ally in the United States," Tillerson said at a news conference.

"We will stand by our ally as Brexit continues to take shape. We look forward to continuing this long relationship." REUTERS