May and Macron summit: UK cash for Calais, joint defence deals agreed


French President Emmanuel Macron met with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the Sandhurst military academy on Thursday on his first official visit to the UK, when the two agreed increased British funding of border security measures at Calais, and increased security and defence cooperation, including British helicopter missions in Mali and French participation in reinforcing Estonia's frontier with Russia.

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Theresa May has paid tribute to the "strong and deep relationship" between France and the UK as President Macron began his first visit to Britain, reports BBC News.