FILE PHOTO: German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier arrives for a news conference of German Chancellor Angela Merkel following the Hesse state election in Berlin, Germany, October 29, 2018. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke
BERLIN (Reuters) – German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said on Friday he was optimistic that Britain and its EU partners would clinch a deal on Brexit, saying success was more likely than failure.
“I am optimistic that a Brexit deal can be achieved and will be achieved,” Altmaier told a Chatham House conference in Berlin.
Reporting by Noah Barkin; editing by Thomas Seythal