While protesters outside the conference demand less armament, politicians emphasize the need for a joint European defense policy. Moreover, Theresa May says the "UK is unconditionally committed to maintain" Europe’s security.
The lower house of the British Parliament passed the controversial trade bill after May gave in to hardliner demands. The prime minister has been struggling to find common ground within her own party over Brexit.
The US president had said earlier this week that May did not pay heed to his "brutal" advice on Brexit negotiations. May's revelations follow a damning critique of her exit plans by Trump.
Prime Minister Theresa May has united her Cabinet around a Brexit proposal that would see Britain keep some benefits of EU membership outside of the bloc. Whether the EU is prepared to agree with the proposal is unclear.
UK premier Theresa May is reported to have told her Cabinet that a change to her Brexit plan was not possible, after consulting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The two leaders have met twice in the past week.
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