Theresa May and US President-elect Donald Trump have agreed they should work to build relationships and meet as soon as possible.
During a telephone conversation on Tuesday, the Prime Minister and Mr Trump talked about how his transition plans were progressing.
They also agreed on the importance of NATO and on the need for members to meet the target of spending 2% of national income on defence.
Britain already meets that commitment, but Mr Trump has repeatedly complained about others falling short.
A Downing Street statement said: "The Prime Minister called the US President-elect this afternoon as part of establishing a regular dialogue between both of them.
"They agreed their teams should continue to build close relationships through this period, including...Read More HERE