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PM calls U.S. Trump over attack in New York - May's office
November 1, 2017 / 4:14 PM / 16 days ago

PM calls U.S. Trump over attack in New York - May's office

LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May called U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday to express her condolences over the attack in New York and both leaders discussed the need to do more to tackle extremist ideology online, her office said.

“This afternoon the prime minister spoke to President Trump to express her condolences regarding yesterday’s terror attack in New York. The Prime Minister said she was deeply shocked and saddened by the loss of life,” a spokesman said in a statement.

“The prime minister and President Trump also discussed the need for an international approach to tackling poisonous terrorist ideology online.”

Reporting by Elizabeth Piper, editing by Andy Bruce

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