The level of cooperation between the US and the UK has been described as "unparalleled" among the great powers.

Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (R) shakes hands with former US President Ronald Reagan February 3, 2000 in Washington in this file photo.
Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (R) shakes hands with former US President Ronald Reagan February 3, 2000 in Washington in this file photo.

British Prime Minister Theresa May will be the first foreign leader to meet the new US President Donald Trump.

Both the leaders are expected to discuss a future free trade agreement as well as reinforce the so-called "special relationship" between their two countries.

TRT World's Sarah Morice takes a look back at the history of US and UK relations.

Source: TRT World