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Trump says will skip Davos if US govt shutdown continues

AFP  |  Washington 

said Thursday he will skip the annual international conference at Davos, Switzerland, if a government shutdown caused by the row over his demand for a US-wall isn't resolved.

Trump is planning to attend the meeting in just under two weeks, but said "if the shutdown continues, I won't go".

Swaths of the have already been without funding for three weeks while Trump rows with opposition Democrats over his demand for them to authorize construction of hundreds of miles of wall along the Mexican border.

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First Published: Thu, January 10 2019. 20:35 IST