25 May 2017

Theresa May

British PM May calls for early election to strengthen Brexit hand

KONFRONTASI-British Prime Minister Theresa May called on Tuesday for an early election on June 8, saying she needed to strengthen her hand in divorce talks with the European Union by shoring up support for her Brexit plan.

Standing outside her Downing Street office, May said she had been reluctant about asking parliament to back her move to bring forward the election from 2020, but decided it was necessary to win support for her ruling Conservative Party's efforts to press ahead with Britain's departure from the EU.

May dan Trump akan Bujuk Rusia untuk Putuskan Hubungan dengan Assad

KONFRONTASI-Perdana Menteri Inggris, Theresa May, berbicara dengan Presiden Amerika Serikat, Donald Trump, dan menyetujui memakai "jendela kesempatan" saat ini untuk membujuk Rusia agar memutuskan hubungan dengan Presiden Suriah, Bashar al-Assad.

Juru bicara Theresa May juga mengatakan, Trump telah mengucapkan terima kasih kepada May atas dukungannya terhadap aksi militer Amerika Serikat pekan lalu di Suriah melawan rezim Bashar.

Pekan Depan Trump akan Bertemu PM Inggris

Konfrontasi - Juru bicara Gedung Putih Sean Spicer menyampaikan kepada wartawan, Sabtu (21/1/2017). Presiden Amerika Serikat Donald Trump pekan depan akan bertemu dengan Perdana Menteri Inggris Theresa May.

Namun Spicer belum mengungkap tanggal pasti pertemuan Trump dengan Perdana Menteri May.

"Presiden akan menyambut pemimpin negara asing pertama pada Kamis, saat Perdana Menteri Inggris Theresa May kemungkinan akan datang ke Washington pada Jumat," katanya sebagaimana dikutip kantor berita Reuters, Minggu (22/1/2017).

Trump akan Temui PM Inggris Pekan Depan

KONFRONTASI-Presiden Amerika Serikat Donald Trump pekan depan akan bertemu dengan Perdana Menteri Inggris Theresa May menurut juru bicara Gedung Putih Sean Spicer kepada wartawan, Sabtu (21/1).

Namun Spicer belum mengungkap tanggal pasti pertemuan Trump dengan Perdana Menteri May.

"Presiden akan menyambut pemimpin negara asing pertama pada Kamis, saat Perdana Menteri Inggris Theresa May kemungkinan akan datang ke Washington pada Jumat," katanya sebagaimana dikutip kantor berita Reuters.

British PM Theresa May seeks to calm fears over Brexit

KONFRONTASI-British Prime Minister Theresa May has told business leaders in the UK that while leaving the European Union creates uncertainty in the market, there will also be opportunities for "dynamic trading agreements".

Speaking on Monday at the annual Confederation of British Industry conference in London, May said that the doors would be open to doing business with "old allies" in other parts of the world.

UK abuse probe head accused of ‘appalling incompetence’

KONFRONTASI-UK’s Home Secretary Theresa May has been accused of “appalling incompetence” after the second head of a historic child abuse inquiry was forced to resign over her ties with a key figure in the scandal.

Yvette Cooper, the shadow home secretary, levelled the accusation on Friday, saying May failed to make sure that her office had done the proper background checks before appointing the inquiry heads.