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PM: Britain a step closer to striking EU reforms deal

David Cameron has said Britain is a step closer to getting a better EU deal after summit talks in Brussels.

The Prime Minister said the meeting had been "difficult" but Britain was "on a pathway" to striking a deal in February.

Other EU leaders have called Cameron's immigration demands, which include banning migrant benefits until they have been in the country four years, "unacceptable".

Poland, Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic issued a statement rejecting any British demands that are "discriminatory" or limits free movement of EU citizens.

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PM: Britain is step closer to striking EU reforms deal

David Cameron has said good progress has been made in talks about EU reforms.

He was asked by ITV News Europe Editor James Mates how he rated the chances of getting a deal done by February and a subsequent referendum.

The Prime Minister replied "nothing was certain in life, or in Brussels".

But he added there was a "pathway" to striking a deal when the member states next meet again in February.

Cameron said: "It's going to take a lot of hard work, but there is a lot of good will and momentum.

"With that spirit, I will do everything I can to get this fixed because I want Britain to have a better deal, because this is what it is all about.

"And I think we have taken a step towards a better deal tonight."

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