US President Trump and Prime Minister May are set to discuss the UK’s departure from the European Union on Wednesday, as the White House is expected to announce a trade deal that would be a boon for the American economy.
The US president and the first lady will be attending a bilateral summit of NATO allies in Wales.
The two leaders will discuss the “long-term future of the United Kingdom” and Brexit, according to a White House statement.
“The president and prime minister will also discuss the US-UK bilateral trade deal, which will help the economy of both countries,” the statement added.
“In light of the UK vote to leave the European Council, the President and prime minster will hold a joint press conference to discuss a future trade agreement for the US.”
The announcement comes as the UK is set to leave, according the BBC, after a campaign by Prime Minister Boris Johnson and others that saw him push for the UK to leave in a referendum.
Johnson said his government’s position on Brexit was clear and there was no negotiation.
“I’m not a negotiator, I’m a Brexiter,” he said.
“What I want to do is negotiate the terms of that exit.
It’s the best way to secure the best deal for our country, the best possible deal for Britain.”