British PM May says she is ambitious and positive about Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May tells parliament on Monday that negotiations over the UK's departure from the EU are making progress.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London on Oct 23, 2017.
Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street in London on Oct 23, 2017.PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (REUTERS) - British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Monday (Oct 23) she was "ambitious and positive" about the country's future and its negotiations to leave the European Union, describing the talks as being conducted in a"constructive spirit".

"I am ambitious and positive about Britain's future and these negotiations," she told parliament.

"If we are going to take a step forward together it must be on the basis of joint effort and endeavour between the UK and the EU."