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Theresa May and Angela Merkel Strike Friendly Tone on First Meeting

Posted: Tue Jul 19, 2016 8:45 pm

One her first visit to continental Europe as Prime Minister, Theresa May was received by Angela Markel. The meeting between two of the most powerful leaders in Europe has been quite friendly with little tension between two opposing sides in a process of negotiations which is likely to be quite protracted.

Theresa May has been vocal about delaying the implementation of Article 50, which is the formal procedure, which triggers the start of the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union. While a number of European leaders have been vocal about the U.K. having to start the process ... (read more)