Donald Trump urges Britain to go for no-deal Brexit
03, Jun 2019
Prelims level : Mains level :
- Britain should go for a no-deal Brexit with the EU and refuse to pay the agreed 39 billion pounds (45 billion euros, USD 50 billion) divorce bill.
- In an interview with the Sunday Times on the eve of his visit to London, Mr Trump urged Britain’s government to follow his rule book in negotiating deals when it came to Brexit.
- Theresa May is to resign on 7th June after failing to get her EU divorce text through parliament.
- Mr Trump is to embark on a three-day state visit to Britain from tomorrow, during which he will meet Queen Elizabeth II and have talks with Ms May.