The British government on Monday formally apologized to the United States after the U,S.
and Canada announced their intention to sever diplomatic ties with the country.
Prime Minister Theresa May told reporters in London that her government is deeply sorry and “we are sorry that this happened.”
The announcement followed a series of diplomatic and economic embargoes imposed by the United Kingdom, the United Nations and the European Union after the Brexit vote.
In an emotional statement Monday, May also said that “We have been very clear that we do not accept the United Kingdoms decision to leave the European union.”
Her comments come days after Trump, who campaigned on a promise to get the U.,S.
out of the EU, made a surprise visit to Britain and signed a memorandum of understanding with the British government to begin the process of withdrawing from the bloc.
Trump’s visit was greeted with cheers and cheers from the public and international media, who cheered him on as he called the British decision to withdraw from the EU “the worst decision” since World War II.
Trump has repeatedly claimed that Britain should be allowed to leave Europe, even though the United Nation Security Council voted unanimously last month to condemn the country for its decision to join the EU.
Ahead of the meeting Monday, U.S. Ambassador to the U