Theresa May urges UK unity on Brexit one-year countdown tour

DW – March 29, 2018

British Prime Minister Theresa May has called for national unity, exactly a year ahead of Britain leaving the EU. May was speaking during a whistle-stop tour that took in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Prime Minister Theresa May urged British people to get behind Brexit on Thursday, claiming that the departure of Britain from the European Union presented “opportunities for the future.”

The prime minister was speaking on a rapid tour encompassing England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

“Brexit provides us with opportunities,” May said while visiting a weaving firm in southwestern Scotland. “I want to see us coming together, the four nations across the United Kingdom.

“It is in our interests to come together and really seize these opportunities for the future,” she said.

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