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Jeremy Corbyn has actually stated he will not participate in the state banquet at Buckingham Palace in honour of Donald Trump.

The Labour leader argued it would be incorrect to “roll out the red carpet” for the United States president, whom he implicated of utilizing “misogynist and racist rhetoric”.

The US-UK relationship did not require “the pomp and event” of June’s state go to, he included.

Prime Minister Theresa May guaranteed Mr Trump the honour after he was chosen in 2016.

Commons Speaker John Bercow and Liberal Democrat leader Sir Vince Cable have actually currently decreased to participate in the supper.

In a declaration, Mr Corbyn stated: “Theresa May must not be rolling out the red carpet for a state see to honour a president who rips up essential worldwide treaties, backs environment modification rejection and utilizes misogynist and racist rhetoric.

“Maintaining an essential relationship with the United States does not need the pomp and event of a state check out. It is frustrating that the prime minister has actually once again chosen to kowtow to this United States administration.

“I would invite a conference with President Trump to go over all matters of interest.”

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Media caption Remember President Trump’s last UK check out in July 2018?

A spokesperson for Mr Bercow, who has actually been vital of Mr Trump’s record in workplace, stated he had actually been “welcomed to the banquet, however he will not be going to”.

The SNP’s Westminster leader Ian Blackford is likewise boycotting the meal, stating Mrs May “must rather be convening to challenge the United States administration and raise crucial concerns”.

But Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has stated the UK must provide “the very best possible welcome” to the president.

And Mrs May’s representative stated the prime minister was “anticipating inviting the president here to construct on our unique relationship”.

The banquet is set up to happen on the very first night of the state go to, which will last from 3 to 5 June.

About 150 visitors are anticipated to be welcomed, consisting of politicians and other public figures with cultural, financial and diplomatic links to the United States.

During their go to, the president and First Lady Melania Trump will be visitors of the Queen and go to an event in Portsmouth to mark 75 years given that the D-Day landings.

Mr Trump will likewise have main talks with the prime minister at Downing Street, although it is not yet clear whether he will resolve Parliament – as predecessors Barack Obama and Bill Clinton did – in the middle of opposition from numerous MPs to the concept.

Last July, Mr Trump’s very first see to the UK because he ended up being president in 2017 caused substantial demonstrations. He satisfied the Queen and Mrs May hosted a banquet for him at Blenheim Palace.

Read more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-48070983