British PM May to visit China later this year: spokeswoman

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 07, 2017 10:45 AM

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May will visit China this year, her spokeswoman said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of foreign visits to cement ties with major trading powers as she negotiates Britain's divorce with the EU.

Her spokeswoman offered no details of the trip, but May is keen to strengthen her hand by securing foreign support ahead of some of the most complicated talks Britain has ever waged to leave the European Union.

(Reporting by Elizabeth Piper, editing by William James)