On Thursday night, President Trump announced on Twitter that he has aborted a February check out to Great Britain, explaining he refused to cut the ribbon at the brand-new U.S. embassy in London, constructed “in an off place” by the Obama administration.Reason I canceled my journey
to London is that I am not a big fan of the Obama Administration having actually sold perhaps the finest situated and finest embassy in London for”peanuts,”only to construct a new one in an off area for 1.2 billion dollars. Bad offer. Wanted me to cut ribbon-NO!– Donald J. Trump( @realDonaldTrump)
January 12, 2018 British news outlets had currently reported that Trump had actually canceled
the journey, which along with the embassy ribbon-cutting was expected to include a state visit hosted by Queen Elizabeth II. Trump had accepted the invitation however the White Home had never ever “pin down the details of the journey,” says BBC diplomatic reporter James Landale. BBC News likewise says Trump supposedly”wished to postpone a possible see in the middle of issues about massive demonstrations,”and he may visit later in the year.U.S. Ambassador Woody Johnson stated in December he
“definitely”expected Trump to check out Britain in the brand-new year, and he gushed about the new London embassy, calling it “a signal to the world that this special relationship that we have is stronger and is going to grow and improve.” The United States chose to construct the new embassy Britain’s Telegraph states. The Netherlands and China are thinking about moving their embassies there, too.