© AFP | British Prime Minister Theresa May has come under fire for seeking to curry favour with Donald Trump by inviting him for a state visit just seven days after he took office.
HAMBURG (AFP) – US President Donald Trump said Saturday his controversial state visit to Britain will go ahead, adding that he was hoping for a “very powerful” trade deal with London “very, very quickly”.
As he met with British Prime Minister Theresa May at the G20 summit in Germany, Trump predicted that trade would be “a very big factor” between the two nations.
“There is no country that could possibly be closer than our countries,” he said.
“We are working on a trade deal — a very, very big deal, a very powerful deal, great for both countries, and I think we’ll have that done very, very quickly.”
The president said he had brought with him…
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