Press release

PM calls with President Obama and European leaders: 24 June 2016

Prime Minister David Cameron spoke to President Barack Obama and a number of European leaders following the outcome of the EU referendum.


Following the PM’s phone call with President Barack Obama, a Downing Street spokesperson said:

President Obama called the Prime Minister earlier this afternoon to discuss the outcome of the referendum.

The President underlined that the US and UK remained indispensable partners, and that he had personally appreciated the Prime Minister’s leadership on a range of issues.

They looked forward to seeing each other at the NATO Summit in Warsaw for fuller discussions in a couple of weeks.

And after the Prime Minister held a number of telephone conversations with European leaders today, a Downing Street spokesperson said:

The Prime Minister spoke separately to a number of European leaders today – the President of the European Council Donald Tusk, President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Francois Hollande, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, the Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny, and Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

The Prime Minister thanked each of them for their support in the EU renegotiation process and during the referendum campaign. They each expressed their continued strong support for the UK.

Published 24 June 2016