UK has approached Gulf countries on post-Brexit trade pact - UAE minister

DUBAI, Feb 11 (Reuters) - The United Arab Emirates's economy minister said on Monday that Britain has approached the UAE and other Gulf countries on a possible post-Brexit trade pact.

Sultan bin Saeed al-Mansouri said Britain had approached members of the Gulf Cooperation Council, which includes, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Bahrain.

Mansouri gave no further details. He was speaking on a panel at the World Government Summit in Dubai. (Reporting by Alex Cornwel Writing by Nafisa Eltahir Editing by Raissa Kasolowsky)

2019-02-11 10:14:26

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