Trump has abandoned the traditional dinner in honor of Ramadan
The President of the United States Donald trump did not carry out dinner for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr (in Russia better known as Eid al-Fitr), which marks the end of Ramadan.
According to The Hill, thus the head of state broke the tradition set by bill Clinton and observed by the then George Bush, Jr. and Barack Obama.
The publication notes that the American leader was limited to a congratulatory statement on his own behalf and behalf of the first lady Melania trump.
The tradition to hold a dinner in honor of Eid al-Fitr began in 1996. As noted by the Huffington Post, the event was attended by prominent members of the Muslim community.
Trump, entered the office of U.S. President in January 2017, is often accused of bad attitude towards Muslims. So, one of his first decrees was the anti-immigrant law. According to the decree, the citizens of the seven States in which Islam is the dominant religion, prohibits the entry into the United States. The decree caused a wave of protests in the United States and was subsequently blocked by a judge of the court of Appeals for the ninth circuit in San Francisco.
A second decree to toughen immigration policy trump signed on March 6. He had 90 days to prohibit the entry of citizens of Iran, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Somalia, and Sudan, as well as to suspend the program of reception of refugees in 120 days. The document was blocked by a court decision in Hawaii.