PM meeting with Chancellor of Austria Karl Nehammer: 21 May 2024

Prime Ministers Office 10 Downing Street

May 20
23:00 2024

The leadersdiscussed their deepening partnership,spanningsecurity,counterterrorismandthepressing issue of illegal migration.Theyagreed that working with designated safe third countries is part of theanswer toprotecting Europe fromthe impact of illegal migrationandpreventingpeople from makingperilousjourneys such as theUKs innovativeRwanda style model.

The Prime Minister said thinking outside the box was crucial to implementing more robust frameworks to deal with migration, and they agreed stronger action must be taken to end the vile people smuggling trade.

They looked forward to discussing this further at the European Political Community Summit in July.

Turning to the Middle East, they discussedthe ICCs decision to submit an application for warrants. The Prime Minister said it was a deeply unhelpful development and the leaders agreed there could be no equivalence between the right of a democratically state to defend itself and the actions of

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