Office of the Press Secretary


March 5, 2018

Readout of President Donald J. Trumps Call with Prime Minister Theresa May of the United Kingdom*

President Donald J. Trump spoke yesterday with Prime MinisterTheresaMay of the United Kingdom. The leaders agreed that the Syrian regime and its Russian and Iranian sponsors must immediately and fully implement United Nations Security Council Resolution 2401, which calls for an immediate ceasefire across Syria. The leaders condemned sharply the bombing in EastGhouta. They affirmed that the United Statesand UnitedKingdomwill hold Russia accountable for compelling the Assad regime to halt attacks against civilian areas and for grantingaccess to humanitarian relief in EastGhouta. The leaders agreed that Russian President Vladimir Putins recent statements on nuclear weapons development were irresponsible. President Trump andPrime MinisterMay discussed other topics, includingPresident Trumps efforts to ensure fair and reciprocal trade as well as Prime Minister Mays work onBrexitnegotiations.


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