Trump will not attend U.S. Embassy opening in Jerusalem: White House

Trump will not attend U.S. Embassy opening in Jerusalem: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will not travel to Israel for the controversial opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, according to a White House statement released on Monday.

Instead, the U.S. delegation to the May 14 event will include U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, as well as Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and daughter Ivanka Trump, who work as advisers to the president in the White House.

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Doina Chiacu)

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Updated Date: May 08, 2018 00:07:13 IST

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