Trump sees ‘tremendous increase’ in UK-US trade

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Leader Donald Trump has predicted the “tremendous increase” in UK-US business, after talks with Theresa Might.

He also stated the US and UK were “joined at the hip” on military issues, while Mrs May said they will stood “shoulder to shoulder” within facing shared threats.

In a series of warm trades in Davos, Switzerland, President Trump also told the UK PM: “We love your country. ”

He also rejected “false rumours” of differences, saying that the 2 leaders “like each other a lot”.

And Downing Road said later that they had questioned officials to work on “finalising the facts of a visit by the president towards the UK later this year”.

It was their 1st meeting since clashing over the ALL OF US president’s retweets of far-right video clips in November.

Plus earlier this month Mr Trump cancelled a visit to the UK, criticising the location of the new US charge in London.

But right after their meeting, Mr Trump informed Mrs May at their information conference: “I have great regard for everything you are doing, we adore your country, I think it’s really excellent. ”

The two commanders met in Davos, at the Globe Economic Forum, with post-Brexit industry relations between the two countries at the top of the agenda.

Mister Trump said: “One thing which will be taking place over a number of years will be business. Trade is going to increase many times.

“I look forward to that… the particular discussions… that will be taking place are going to result in tremendous increases in trade in between our two countries which is perfect for both in terms of jobs. We all look forward to that and we are starting that will process, pretty much as we speak. ”

He added the US will be “there to fight for you : you know that” and the two had been “joined at the hip when it comes to the particular military”.

Mrs Might replied that the “really special relationship” between the UK and US ongoing and they stood “shoulder to make because we are facing the same problems across the world”.

“Alongside that working for a good trade partnership for the future which will be for both our own benefits, so the UK and the ALL OF US both do well out of this – and it is been great to see you nowadays. ”

State visit?

According to reporters’ questions, both leaders mentioned they would “talk about” his condition visit to the UK – offered by Mrs May when she visited your pet in Washington shortly after he grew to become US president. No date continues to be set.

Downing Road later confirmed that the visit authorities were discussing this year would be a operating, not a state, visit.

But BBC North America editor Jon Sopel said the British will be pleased with the press call. The particular mood music had been good as well as the Americans were talking positively in regards to a trade deal.

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Image caption The UK primary minister also spoke about the have to put more pressure on technology giants to deal with extremist content

A Downing Street spokesman said the two frontrunners had also discussed the Bombardier trade dispute and that Mrs Might had “reiterated” the importance of the company to Northern Ireland, Iran, Syria and Brexit negotiations.

The UK prime minister had previously addressed the World Economic Forum regarding the need to put more pressure upon tech giants to deal with extremist articles and tackle child abuse plus modern slavery on social networks. The girl said shareholders should use their particular influence to “ensure these issues are usually taken seriously”.

“No-one wants to be known as the terrorist system, or the first-choice app for paedophiles, ” she said.

She said some improvement had been made but more should be done “so that ultimately this content can be removed automatically”.

She acknowledged people’s concerns regarding the impact of technology on tasks – pointing to Uber for example of a company that had “got things wrong along the way”.

The ride-hailing company should not be shut down but should tackle concerns about safety and workers’ rights and enforce standards “that can make this technology work for clients and employees alike”, she stated.

Mrs Might said that employment law must maintain pace with the way technology will be changing jobs and while it should protect the “flexibility” companies appreciated, it must not be “a one way road deal that can become exploitative. inch

The UK is in the leaving the European Union – the day arranged for Brexit is 29 03, 2019, so is expected to negotiate its very own trade deals in future, instead of being part of the deals drawn up for all EU member states.