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Trump arrives in London on his maiden visit to UK

Press Trust of India  |  London 

US arrived in today on his maiden visit to the UK during which he will hold bilateral talks with British over closer post-ties, amid mass protests planned around Britain against his controversial policies.

Protests are expected against Trump, whose policies - including a on a number of predominantly Muslim countries, the detention of child migrants on the US-border and the imposition of tariffs on EU and aluminium exports - have all been criticised by the UK.

Trump and US First Lady touched down in their at in the east of England from the NATO summit in

Trump's visit to the UK, the 12th US to make such a tour, comes amid what he described as "turmoil" for the UK government, as May faces down rebellion from within her own party over her strategy.

Earlier this week, Trump said it was "up to the people" whether the stayed on after two senior Cabinet ministers resigned within hours over her policy. The visit is seen as crucial at setting the course for a closer trading relationship between the two countries.

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First Published: Thu, July 12 2018. 18:35 IST