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Home Secretary meets US counterpart

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Theresa May and Janet Napolitano today discussed the global terror response at a London meeting.

This is the latest in a series of regular meetings between the two senior politicians.

They discussed a range of security and related matters and the Home Secretary updated her US counterpart on the review of counter terrorism and security powers published by the government this week. You can read the review here.

Shared purpose

Theresa May said: ‘The UK-US relationship is incredibly important to both our countries and I was delighted to meet with Secretary Napolitano this afternoon to reaffirm our shared purpose, in particular around tackling the security issues we face.

‘We agreed that global threats require an effective global response.

‘Only by working together, and in close cooperation with our international partners, can we protect the freedoms and values we share.’