President congratulates Mrs May on becoming UK premier

United Kingdom – Communiqué issued by the Presidency of the Republic

Paris, 13 July 2016

The French President this evening called Mrs Theresa May to congratulate her following her appointment as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.

They pledged to continue actively developing the bilateral relationship that unites France and the UK on friendly terms in every sphere.

The President reiterated his wish for negotiations on the UK’s departure from the European Union to be embarked on as quickly as possible./.

Published on 21/07/2016

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