10 Downing Street
|Printable version||E-mail this to a friend|
PM meeting with Prime Minister Orban of Hungary: 9 November 2016
Prime Minister Theresa May hosted a bilateral meeting with Prime Minister Orban of Hungary at No10 Downing Street.
A Downing Street spokesperson said:
This afternoon the Prime Minister welcomed Prime Minister Orban of Hungary to Downing Street for a bilateral meeting.
The Prime Minister reiterated that the UK intends to trigger Article 50 by the end of March and that we will play a full and active role in the EU until we leave.
The leaders noted the strength of the bilateral relationship between the UK and Hungary, and that this would continue once the UK had left the EU.
They discussed the rights of EU citizens living in the UK and the Prime Minister reaffirmed that she wants and expects to protect the status of EU nationals, but that British citizens’ rights in European member states must be protected in return.
On migration the Prime Minister laid out her position that we should ensure that refugees are hosted in the first safe country of transit; that we distinguish between refugees and economic migrants; and that all states have the rights and responsibilities to control their borders and accept returned illegal migrants.
Latest News from
10 Downing Street
We have voted to leave the EU, but not Europe: article by Theresa May17/02/2017 15:05:00
Writing in Le Figaro, Prime Minister Theresa May explains how the UK will be a dependable partner for our friends in France and Europe.
PM meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu: 6 February 201707/02/2017 15:25:32
Prime Minister Theresa May met with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel and discussed free trade, security and Iran.
PM congratulates the Queen on her Sapphire Jubilee06/02/2017 16:25:19
Prime Minister Theresa May, on behalf of the nation, congratulated Her Majesty the Queen on her 65-year reign.
PM statement on European Council: 6 February 201706/02/2017 12:20:03
The Prime Minister yesterday gave a statement on the issues discussed at the informal European Council in Malta: migration, America and Brexit.