Trump to attend Queen’s reception during UK trip

Donald Trump will attend a reception hosted by the Queen during his visit to the UK for a NATO summit from 2-4 December.

The White House confirmed Mr Trump will be among the NATO leaders attending the reception at Buckingham Palace.

In a statement, it said the president “looks forward” to the summit and will be emphasising the need for the alliance to combat cyber threats and terrorism.

Charles and the Queen appear to share a joke with Donald Trump
Image:The president travelled to the UK on a state visit in June

The president has repeatedly expressed concerns that other countries are not putting enough funding into the military alliance.

The December summit will mark 70 years of the NATO alliance and is being hosted the week before the UK goes to the polls for a snap general election.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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