UK's Cameron says 'confident' of securing EU reform deal

British Prime Minister David Cameron (C) is welcomed by European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker (R) and European Council president Donald Tusk on the second day of the European Union eastern partnership summit in Riga, on May 22, 2015

Riga (AFP) – British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday he was confident of getting a deal on EU reforms which he can then put to a promised 2017 referendum on Britain’s future in the bloc.

“I’m confident … I think it’s in everybody’s interests,” Cameron said when asked about the prospects of success after he met EU leaders in Riga for the first time since his surprise re-election victory earlier this month.

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