April 10, 2019 / 9:30 AM / 12 days ago

Dutch PM Rutte says he spoke to Theresa May ahead of EU summit

FILE PHOTO: Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe (not pictured) hold a joint news conference in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Piroschka van de Wouw/File Photo

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said in a tweet he had spoken to British counterpart Theresa May ahead of an emergency European Council summit on Wednesday at which the bloc’s leaders will discuss a second delay to Brexit. [nL8N21S16K]

Rutte gave no details of the conversation, but said he was also due to talk with European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker and Council president Donald Tusk.

Reporting by Anthony Deutsch; Editing by Catherine Evans

0 : 0
  • narrow-browser-and-phone
  • medium-browser-and-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser
  • wide-browser-and-larger
  • medium-browser-and-landscape-tablet
  • medium-wide-browser-and-larger
  • above-phone
  • portrait-tablet-and-above
  • above-portrait-tablet
  • landscape-tablet-and-above
  • landscape-tablet-and-medium-wide-browser
  • portrait-tablet-and-below
  • landscape-tablet-and-below