Press release

PM call with Prime Minister Rutte of the Netherlands: 30 March 2017

Prime Minister Theresa May spoke with the Prime Minister Rutte following the UK's letter of notification to the European Council.

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A Downing Street spokesperson said:

This evening the Prime Minister called Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte following yesterday’s UK letter of notification to the European Council.

The Prime Minister underlined the UK’s determination to agree a deep and special partnership between the UK and the European Union.

Both Prime Ministers agreed that the UK would remain a close and committed ally, and that they would approach the talks to come in a constructive manner.

Published 31 March 2017