Theresa May Meets EU Council President and French President

Theresa May, the Prime Minister, has met today with Donald Tusk, the EU Council President and Emmanuel Macron, the French President. They discussed Brexit and the future relationships between the UK and the EU as well as the UK and France.

A spokesperson for the Prime Minister said:

At the Gothenburg Social Summit, Prime Minister Theresa May held a bilateral meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk.

“In positive discussions, the two leaders spoke about the progress which had been made so far in the negotiations on citizens’ rights, Northern Ireland and the financial settlement.

Prime Minister May and President Tusk agreed that there is more work to be done and discussed how to take further steps forward together in advance of the European Council in December.

The Prime Minister also held a constructive bilateral meeting with the President of France, Emmanuel Macron.

They discussed the progress which has been made so far. The two leaders looked forward to further progress being made ahead of the December Council.

President Macron and the Prime Minister also discussed the strong bilateral relationship which exists between France and the UK and looked forward to building upon it further in coming months and years”.