UK News May to hold talks with Scandinavian leaders on Russia and Brexit

08:15  10 april  2018
08:15  10 april  2018 Source:   Press Association

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Theresa May will hold talks with her Danish and Swedish counterparts on a visit to Scandinavia today. The Prime Minister, fresh from her Easter walking holiday in Wales, is expected to discuss Brexit as well as the threat Russia poses to international security on the one-day trip.

Theresa May will hold talks with her Danish and Swedish counterparts on a visit to Scandinavia today. The Prime Minister, fresh from her Easter walking holiday in Wales, is expected to discuss Brexit as well as the threat Russia poses to international security on the one-day trip.

Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting the Danish PM (Stefan Rousseau/PA): Prime Minister Theresa May (Stefan Rousseau/PA) © Provided by The Press Association Prime Minister Theresa May (Stefan Rousseau/PA) Theresa May will hold talks with her Danish and Swedish counterparts on a visit to Scandinavia today.

The Prime Minister, fresh from her Easter walking holiday in Wales, is expected to discuss Brexit as well as the threat Russia poses to international security on the one-day trip.

Mrs May will meet Danish prime minister Lars Rasmussen for talks in Copenhagen before travelling to Stockholm where she will be hosted by the Swedish premier Stefan Löfven.

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa © AP Britain's Prime Minister Theresa A Downing Street spokesman said: “Talks are expected to cover a range of issues, including the threat Russia poses to international security; our ongoing bilateral co-operation in areas such as security and defence; trade and investment; and progress towards a Brexit deal.”

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British Prime Minister Theresa May is to pay a one-day visit to Scandinavia to discuss the threat from Russia , trade and Brexit with two close allies. " Talks are expected to cover a range of issues, including the threat Russia poses to international security; our ongoing bilateral co-operation in areas

Theresa May will hold talks with her Danish and Swedish counterparts on a visit to Scandinavia today. The Prime Minister, fresh from her Easter walking holiday in Wales, is expected to discuss Brexit as well as the threat Russia poses to international security on the one-day trip.

Sweden expelled one Russian diplomat and Denmark two as part of the co-ordinated international response to the March 4 poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal in Salisbury.

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