Donald Trump should be welcomed to Britain, says Boris Johnson

Rex Tillerson

Mr Tillerson said the U.S. continued to "treasure" its ties with the UK.

In a shock move Mr Trump cancelled his visit to the United Kingdom earlier this month, blaming the Obama administration for brokering a bad deal on the sale of the American embassy.

"That commercial relationship is mirrored, of course, in the deep commitment between Britain and America to our own mutual security, and to the security of the world". We treasure this relationship.

The pair talked about the Iranian nuclear agreement, Yemen and Turkey's assault on Kurdish militia in Syria.

But writing in the Sunday Telegraph, Foreign Secretary Mr Johnson tried to reach out to Mr Trump as he blamed Labour for putting him off his visit.

Tillerson also met with May in her Downing Street office, where they discussed Iran.

The US has been appealing to Britain, France and Germany to push for changes to the 2015 accord, signed by then president Barack Obama and much criticised by Trump.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the US needs to pay attention to its relationship with the United Kingdom.

It was looking like the special relationship was on shaky ground as the foreign secretary waited for the USA secretary of state to arrive from visiting the new American embassy in south London. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Monday that he sees progress in getting European support for tough new penalties against Iran that could prevent a U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.



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