BUSINESS UK PM May tells Trump of 'deep concern' over metals tariffs

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UK PM May tells Trump of 'deep concern' over metals tariffs

Reuters

08:05, March 05, 2018

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Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May talks to Andrew Marr for the Marr Show on BBC television in London, Britain March 2, 2018. Picture taken March 2, 2018. Photo: Reuters/Jeff Overs 

British Prime Minister Theresa May told US President Donald Trump she had“deep concern” about the expected announcement of US tariffs on aluminum and steel, May’s office said on Sunday following a phone call between the two leaders.

“The Prime Minister raised our deep concern at the President’s forthcoming announcement on steel and aluminum tariffs, noting that multilateral action was the only way to resolve the problem of global overcapacity in all parties’ interests,” a spokeswoman from May’s office said.

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