The UK government has rejected a petition for the cancellation of the visit trump

Theresa may and Donald trump

Prime Minister Theresa may has officially rejected a petition for the abolition of the state visit to the Kingdom by US President Donald trump, which attracted 1.8 million signatures. About it reports The Telegraph.

In a statement the head of the Cabinet of Ministers said that the government take seriously the opinions of those who signed the appeal, however, do not support it. “We look forward to meeting with President trump after the agreed deadlines and technical details of the visit”, — said in the text.

January 27 in the course of negotiations may trump the Prime Minister on behalf of the Queen invited the American leader to visit Britain on a state visit. Immediately after this, on the website of the British Parliament was a petition titled “Prevent the state visit of Donald trump to the United Kingdom”. In the text, it was stressed that the U.S. leader may enter the territory of the country as head of the US administration, but not on a state visit. The indignation of the authors of the appeal called the “vulgar and sexist statements trump” that make it impossible, in their opinion communication with the Queen.

The previous collection of signatures under the demand to ban entry into the territory of the country Trump began in the UK on 8 December 2015. The author of the document was a resident of Aberdeen, Susan Kelly (Suzanne Kelly). She has repeatedly criticized trump for “behaviour and incitement to racial and religious hatred, which is unacceptable in the United Kingdom.”