British PM May to meet German Chancellor Merkel for Brexit talks in first foreign visit

British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss how they can work together as Britain prepares to leave the EU.
British Prime Minister Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel to discuss how they can work together as Britain prepares to leave the EU. PHOTO: AFP

LONDON (REUTERS) - Mrs Theresa May will meet German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday to discuss how they can work together as Britain prepares to leave the European Union in her first foreign visit as prime minister, a spokesman said on Monday (July 18).

The spokesman for the British leader also said in a statement that Mrs May would then travel to France on Thursday to meet President Francois Hollande for talks on Brexit, the attacks in Nice and counter-terrorism cooperation.