EU's Cecilia Malmstrom says she hopes European Union nations will approve the draft Brexit deal


CNBC—If British Prime Minister Theresa May did indeed get the government in the U.K. with her, "that's certainly a positive development," Malmstrom says.

EU trade chief says she hopes EU member states will approve Brexit deal. European Union trade commissioner Cecilia Malmstrom said on Wednesday she hoped that EU member states would approve the Brexit deal, and that she agreed with criticism by the United States on China.