May urges EU lead­ers to put cit­i­zens’ safety first

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LON­DON – Cit­i­zens could be less safe if the United King­dom (UK) has to leave key polic­ing agree­ments af­ter Brexit, Prime Min­is­ter Theresa May has warned Euro­pean Union (EU) lead­ers.

The UK said EU ne­go­tia­tors are block­ing agree­ment on track­ing ter­ror­ists and shar­ing in­for­ma­tion af­ter March 2019.

The EU added once the UK be­comes a “third coun­try” it can­not have the same ac­cess to polic­ing ini­tia­tives.

May urged EU lead­ers to “con­sider what is in the best in­ter­ests of the safety of your cit­i­zens and mine.”

Speak­ing at a din­ner in Brus­sels, the prime min­is­ter said ob­struct­ing UK par­tic­i­pa­tion in law en­force­ment schemes would mean their abil­ity to fight ter­ror­ism would be re­duced. (

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United King­dom Prime Min­is­ter Theresa May urges Euro­pean Union lead­ers to “con­sider what is in the best in­ter­ests of the safety of your cit­i­zens and mine.”

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