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Britain and the US will “work closely together to defeat Daesh”, she said as she pledged to deepen “intelligence and security co-operation” and hinted at a new drive to defeat Daesh on the internet.
The Prime Minister confirmed that she and the President have been holding discussions on a post-Brexit trade deal.
Mrs May said she supported continued sanctions on Russia, and had advocated for that policy within the European Union.
She said: “We are discussing how we can work even more closely together in order to take on and defeat Daesh and the ideology of Islamist extremism wherever it is found.”
You are going to have your own identity and the people you want in your country and you are going to be able to make free trade deals.”
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Donald Trump and Theresa May: Another ‘special relationship’ with Britain?
Trump has expressed openness to execute a new trade deal with the UK, but has said he will prioritize American jobs.
The close relationship between US and British leaders dates back to Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt, but how the long-standing “special relationship” will fare under US President Donald Trump’s isolationist administration and UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit Britain is still in question.
May met with Trump at the White House on Friday, becoming the first foreign leader to meet the new president.
May’s view:May seems more wary about opening up relations with Russia — and suggested that Trump approaches the Kremlin with caution.
Regarding future immigration from European countries, May said: “Brexit must mean control of the number of people who come to Britain from Europe.
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Donald Trump Emphasizes Close Ties With U.K. in News Conference With Theresa May
During a joint press conference with British Prime Minister Theresa May, President Trump emphasized America’s close ties with the U.K. and said a decision hadn’t been made regarding lifting sanctions on Russia.
Photo: APWASHINGTON—President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May emphasized their countries’ close ties and trade prospects after their first meeting on Friday but took different approaches to some critical issues, including sanctions against Russia.
Mr. Trump, who accepted an invitation for a state visit to the U.K. later this year, said at a joint news conference with Mrs. May that he had made no decisions on whether he would lift or maintain sanctions on Russia.
He also didn’t mention the North Atlantic Treaty…