Liz Truss and Emmanuel Macron seek to promote energy cooperation between their countries

The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Liz Truss, and the President of France, Emmanuel Macron, held a meeting on Tuesday in which they agreed to promote “energy cooperation” between both sides of the English Channel.

In a meeting in the framework of the UN General Assembly, both leaders set themselves the objective “reduce volatility in the market” of energy in the face of a “difficult winter”, a spokesman for Downing StreetTruss’s official dispatch.

The two leaders stressed “the importance of working together to end dependence on Russian energy and strengthen energy security”added that spokesman.

After having coincided in the acts of the funeral for Queen Elizabeth II in London, Truss and Macron today held their first formal bilateral meeting since the British head of government took office, two weeks ago.

The prime minister expressed in that meeting her will to “strengthen collaboration with France and other like-minded European nations” through various international forums, “including the G7 and NATO”detailed Downing Street.

They also discussed the “impressive progress” of the Ukrainian forces in recent days against the Russian troops and coincided in the “importance that the friends and allies of Ukraine” keep the backup “military, economic and political” towards Kyiv.

Truss plans to meet tomorrow with the president of the United States, Joe Biden, after having ruled out that London has any prospect of signing a trade agreement with Washington in the short or medium term, despite the fact that this agreement was one of the main benefits that some supporters of the Brexit hoped to get after the United Kingdom’s departure from the European Union (EU).

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