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US President Announces Cancellation Of UK Trip Over "Bad Deal" Embassy

Last update: 12/01/2018
 
WASHINGTON, Jan 12 (Bernama) -- US President Donald Trump made a sudden announcement late Thursday night that he has canceled his trip to Britain due to disappointment over the "bad" US embassy, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

He tweeted that he was not "a big fan" of the Obama administration that sold "perhaps the best located and finest embassy in London for 'peanuts'," only to build a new one in an "off" location for US$1.2 billion.

"Bad deal," Trump said, adding "wanted me to cut ribbon -- NO!"

The trans-Atlantic alliance between the United States and Britain has been shaky ever since Trump assumed the presidency last January.

His proposal of a strict ban on Muslim immigration has sparked wide controversy in the island nation.

Matters got even worse when Trump retweeted video posts of a British ultra-rightist group targeting Muslim immigrants in November.....

 
 
 

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