UK trade minister says Truss had "great" talks with Australia

FILE PHOTO: British trade minister Liz Truss speaks to Reuters after signing a free trade agreement with Singapore, in Singapore

LONDON (Reuters) - British trade minister Liz Truss said on Thursday she had "great" talks with her Australian counterpart Dan Tehan about a bilateral trade deal.

"We want an agreement that will support jobs across the United Kingdom and strengthen ties between two democracies who believe passionately in free and fair trade," Truss said on Twitter.

(Writing by William Schomberg; editing by William James)