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Trump says he canceled trip to London

12 January 2018

Mr Trump was also scheduled to hold talks with Mrs May in No 10, with February 26 and 27 marked in the diary. The newspaper reported that no date for a state visit for Trump had been set. May spoke to ABC News' George Stephanopoulos in September and said the visit was still planned and they were just "sorting out the logistics". Trump calls on Saudis to "immediately" lift Yemen blockade Trump has yet to name ambassadors to key nations in Mideast Mattis, Tillerson warned Trump of security concerns in Israel embassy move MORE would open the new embassy next month instead of Trump.

Last month, doubt was cast over whether he would come at all after the prime minister criticised him for retweeting three videos from far-right group Britain First.

Downing Street refused to comment on the report by the Daily Mail.

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Earlier, the Daily Mail reported UK Government officials were told by their American counterparts that the U.S. president has gone cold on the idea.

Though Trump was expected to come through next month to open the new U.S. embassy, but government sources have reportedly revealed that it'll actually be Secretary of State Rex Tillerson doing the honours.

The controversy sparked a diplomatic spat between Theresa May and Mr Trump, after the Prime Minister condemned the US President's actions.

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"The fact that we work together does not mean that we're afraid to say when we think the United States has got it wrong and to be very clear with them", May said, responding to Trump's tweets.

May only confirmed that Trump would be visiting on the Andrew Marr Show on Sunday but did not confirm when it would take place.

Trump has sparked alarm among diplomats by repeatedly entering into Twitter spats with key public figures, including North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, to whom he recently boasted about the size of the USA nuclear arsenal.

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In January a year ago, Mrs May was the first foreign leader to visit Mr Trump in the White House.

Trump says he canceled trip to London