Trump says to ‘stay out’ of UK vote on NATO visit

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Published December 4, 2019, 7:05 AM

By Agence France-Presse

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday promised to “stay out” of Britain’s election campaign during a two-day visit, while also seeking to defuse a key attack line against British Prime Minister Boris Johnson over healthcare.

It is not clear if US President Donald Trump will have a one-to-one meeting with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson (AFP/ MANILA BULLETIN)

Downing Street is braced for fireworks as Trump attends a meeting of the NATO military alliance in Britain, just days before a crucial election on December 12.

In his first press conference on Tuesday, the notoriously unpredictable US leader tried to avoid controversy in repeated questions about British politics.

“I’ll stay out of the election,” Trump said, adding: “I

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