Press release

PM call with French President-elect Macron: 7 May 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May spoke to French President-elect Emmanuel Macron to congratulate him on his election victory.

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A Downing Street spokesperson said:

This evening the Prime Minister spoke to President-elect Macron to warmly congratulate him on his election victory. The Prime Minister said that she looked forward to working with the new president on a range of shared issues, with the UK and France’s unique partnership providing a strong foundation for future co-operation.

The leaders briefly discussed Brexit and the Prime Minister reiterated that the UK wants a strong partnership with a secure and prosperous EU once we leave.

The Prime Minister and President-elect Macron looked forward to meeting and holding discussions at the upcoming NATO and G7 summits.

Published 7 May 2017