Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon Meet Ahead of Article 50

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon (R), greets Britain’s new Prime Minister, Theresa May, as she arrives at Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland, Britain July 15, 2016. (REUTERS/Russell Cheyne)

The prime minister has met Scotland’s first minister in a Glasgow hotel as she prepares to formally trigger Article 50.

Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon held talks for about an hour during the prime minister’s trip to Scotland.

Ms Sturgeon said the talks were cordial but she was “frustrated by a process that appears not to be listening”.

The prime minister had earlier repeated her opposition to an independence referendum during the Brexit process.

The Scottish Parliament is expected to back Ms Sturgeon’s call for a referendum on Tuesday.

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