French President Emmanuel Macron told the president of the European Court of Human Rights on Tuesday that anti-terrorism legislation that he plans to pass this year would respect the rule of law and freedom of speech.
Emmanuel Macron appeared to hold out the prospect of allowing Britain to re-enter the European Union as the pair held a joint news conference in the garden of the Elysee Palace in Paris.
The king invited Macron to visit with the intent of strengthening the longstanding relations between Morocco and France, as well as consolidating the "bilateral relations based on the strong partnership" between the two countries, Morocco's Ministry of the Royal House, Protocol and Chancellery, said on Wednesday morning.
Making her first foreign visit since last Thursday's election when May saw her Conservatives' slim majority disappear after what several sources called "an terrible campaign", May was more upbeat after winning a stay of execution from her party.
"But let us be clear and organised and once the negotiations have started we should be well aware that it'll be more hard to move backwards".
On whether the terms of Brexit would now change, the Prime Minister said only: "I think there is a unity of goal among people in the United Kingdom".
The leaders also discussed issues of security - Mrs May said they spoke about how to "tackle terrorism and root out the extremism that fuels it" because both France and the United Kingdom have suffered recent attacks.
Now, Macron and May have their eyes set on social media sites that they say create a "safe space" for extremist content.
"Of course the door remains open, always open until the Brexit negotiations come to an end", the President said, when asked if Britain could yet stay in the EU.
Macron and May had met at the President's Elysee Palace a little earlier to discuss business ahead of the start of Brexit negotiations next week.
"If they wanted to change their decision, of course they would find open doors, but I think it's not very likely", Schäuble told Bloomberg Television.
May stressed that she would stick to her timetable of starting Brexit discussions next week in Brussels, saying the talks were "on course", despite her domestic difficulties.
"I think there is a unity of goal among people in the United Kingdom", May said following her meeting with Macron.