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Press Release

Taoiseach speaks with UK Prime Minister, Theresa May, 8 April 2019

Published: 8 April 2019
From: Department of the Taoiseach

Issued by the Government Press Office

As part of the Taoiseach’s continuing engagement ahead of this week’s European Council meeting, the Taoiseach met with Michel Barnier in Dublin.

He has also spoken by phone with Prime Minister Rutte of the Netherlands, Prime Minister Bettel of Luxembourg, and Prime Minister Muscat of Malta.

The Taoiseach also had a phone call with Prime Minister May this evening, who spoke about her recent letter to Donald Tusk seeking an extension of the Article 50 deadline, and her ongoing preparations for the Summit on Wednesday. The Taoiseach repeated his openness to an extension of the deadline.