It is painful to watch the prime minister “pleading” with EU leaders to grant another extension to the Brexit date, Arlene Foster has said.
The DUP leader told the BBC she found it “humiliating that we are having to go and beg so that we can leave”.
On Wednesday, a special EU summit will take place as leaders consider Theresa May’s request.
The UK is still scheduled to leave the EU on 12 April, unless a delay is agreed.
Mrs May is meeting German and French leaders on Tuesday afternoon, in a bid to seek support to postpone the Brexit date again.
The prime minister met Angela Merkel in Berlin, and will meet Emmanuel Macron in Paris, as she urges both to back her request to delay Brexit again until