Donald Trump and Theresa May held a joint press conference.
Earlier the president spoke on the phone with possible successor may Boris Johnson.
U.S. president Donald Trump, who is on a visit to the UK, held a joint press conference with retiring Prime Minister Theresa May.
In the course of the press conference, Trump, in particular, stated that the British Prime Minister deserved a lot of approval for “Brexit”.
During the negotiations held earlier today, Trump and May expressed their desire to expand trade between the two countries.
Speaking earlier at a meeting with business representatives, Trump expressed confidence that the parties will be able to achieve a “very substantial” and “very fair” trade agreement.
May noted that Britain and the United States could expand their economic cooperation through a bilateral trade agreement and that her Government believed in “free, fair and open markets”. According to her, both countries still aim to conclude an ambitious trade agreement after the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.
Two leaders touched on security issues. Thus, May said that NATO will soon be able to attract British Avianosnyj fleet and F35 fighters to counter existing threats.
Trump, in turn, once again stressed that NATO allies should increase their defence spending, noting that while the United States maintains an appropriate level of spending, some allies do not. According to him, Washington expects that more and more countries will comply with the targets for defence spending as a percentage of GDP.
The American leader also said that the threats faced by allies include the proliferation of nuclear Weapons. According to him, the United States and the United Kingdom are determined to guarantee that Iran will not have nuclear weapons. May noted that Washington and London were pursuing the same goals in the situation with Iran and stressed that every effort should be made to prevent the escalation in Iran.
Speaking about the situation with China, President Trump expressed confidence that the United States and the United Kingdom would be able to resolve all the differences associated with the Chinese telecom giant Huawei, and refuted the assumptions that these disagreements could put The exchange of intelligence information between the two countries.
Asked whether he intends to impose any restrictions on the exchange of Ununification if the United Kingdom does not limit the use of technology.
Huawei, Trump said, “No, because we’re absolutely sure to reach agreement on both Huawei and all the other issues.”
“We have excellent relations in the field of intelligence, and we will be able to settle all the differences,” the president said. -We discussed this, and I see absolutely no restrictions. We never had any restrictions. Great Britain is truly a wonderful ally, and we will have no problems in this regard. “
Earlier, speaking at a meeting with business representatives, Trump expressed confidence that the parties will be able to achieve a “very substantial” and “very fair” trade agreement.
Mei noted that Britain and the United States could expand their economic cooperation through a bilateral trade agreement, and that her Government believed in “free, fair and open markets”.
We remind that earlier on Tuesday Trump called Boris Johnson, who is considered a favorite in the fight for the post of Prime minister, released due to the resignation of Mae.
Johnson insists that the UK should leave the EU on October 31, regardless of whether the agreement on the conditions of “Brekita” will be reached.
In a 20-minute telephone conversation, Trump reportedly offered Johnson a personal meeting, but he refused because he was busy with negotiations with members of the Conservative Party who would elect a new premiere. Trump treated this with understanding and expressed hope that they would be able to meet another day.
Meanwhile, the leader of the opposition Labour Party Trump decided not to meet. During the press conference, he said: “I am not acquainted with Jeremy Corbil, I have never met him, I have not spoken. He wanted to meet me today or tomorrow, but I decided not to. ”
The president added: “From my point of view, it is a somewhat negative force. I think people should strive to do the right thing instead of criticizing. I do not like critics, and I am sympathetic and respectful to people who achieve results. “