Thursday, July 14, 2016

Theresa May already under pressure from Europeans – Les Echos

No time to lose for Theresa May. British Prime Minister appointed Wednesday by Queen Elizabeth II, is already under pressure from several European Brexit who demand fast.

Sign of the huge task ahead of her government, Theresa May, who promised to “meet the challenge”, has created a dedicated department to Brexit including David Davis, a former Secretary of State for European Affairs, will be in charge. The main leader of the pro-Brexit during the referendum campaign, Boris Johnson, many thought grilled after giving up bid for the top job, gets the keys to the Foreign Office.

In an editorial entitled “New Prime Minister, same problems,” the newspaper “the Guardian” summed up this Thursday, the challenges ahead Theresa May: “no money, no clear majority and a big migraine:: Europe” .

“new role bold”

Building a “new bold and positive role” outside the EU for his country is on this belief that TheresaMay, 59, on Wednesday inaugurated his term, after receiving the task of forming a government by Queen Elizabeth II

Named. late afternoon at Buckingham Palace, a few minutes after David Cameron resigned, she immediately joined the 10 Downing Street to deliver the most important portfolios.

Philip Hammond, a former foreign minister, was the first to be appointed to the Finance portfolio, signing the disgrace of George Osborne, the faithful lieutenant of David Cameron.

But this is the entrance to the government Boris Johnson makes Thursday a British press divided. “Boris bounces! “Launched the” Daily Mail “, when the” Daily Mirror “, which showed in a famous photograph of the former London mayor stuck on a zip line, laments in these words:” Dear world … Sorry ” .


hardly invested Wednesday, Theresa May, the first woman to lead the British government since Margaret Thatcher , was subjected to pressure from European leaders to implement the Brexit.

“I look forward to working closely with you and learn your intentions about it” responded the president of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker only the formal appointment


French President Francois Hollande has reiterated his desire to see the negotiations for the release of the UK to the EU be “held as soon as possible” in a telephone interview with Theresa may.

the German Chancellor Angela Merkel also called his British counterpart, a meeting during which the two leaders stressed the need to pursue “proven friendly relations” between the two countries.

A summit on the aftermath of Brexit between French President, the German Chancellor and the Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi will be held in late August in Italy.

Source AFP

<- tpl_article / bloc_servitiel -> <- nbrPV:! 0 -> <- status: non-registered -> <- tpl_article / bloc_servitiel_nl ->

newsletter Matinale: you need to know before starting the day


No comments:

Post a Comment