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Offbeat Trump UK visit: Embassy warns Americans to keep a 'low profile'

12:06  11 july  2018
12:06  11 july  2018 Source:   cnn.com

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The US embassy in London has warned Americans in the British capital to keep a low profile during Donald Trump ’s visit later this week in case protests His comments on militant attacks in Britain and his re-tweeting of anti-Muslim videos posted by a leader of a far-right UK party sparked anger.

And with a giant " Trump Baby" balloon set to fly in the air over multiple demonstrations, U.S. officials urged Americans to " keep a low profile " in the English capital. In an alert on Tuesday, the U.S. Embassy in London warned citizens about "numerous demonstrations" planned between Thursday

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The US embassy has taken the unusual step of issuing a warning to American citizens in the UK to "keep a low profile" during the visit of President Donald Trump.

There are fears that demonstrations over Trump's three-day visit to the UK, where he will meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May and Queen Elizabeth, could turn violent.

A six-meter © Trump Baby/Crowdfunder A six-meter "Trump baby" balloon will fly at the London protest.

The largest demonstration is expected in central London on Friday where a giant "Trump baby" balloon will fly close to Parliament after being given the go-ahead by Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

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The US Embassy has warned Americans in London to ' keep a low profile ' during Donald Trump 's visit amid plans for a huge protest in the capital. The embassy , which the president declined to open himself, has issued guidance to Americans living in the UK about protests planned during the

LONDON, July 10 (Reuters) - The U.S. Embassy in London issued an alert on Tuesday to Americans in the British capital, warning them to keep a low profile during President Donald Trump 's visit later this week in case protests against him turn violent.

In a statement on the US embassy website, warns US citizens to "be aware of your surroundings [and] exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings that may become violent."

As well as in London, protests are expected to take place in Bristol, Newcastle, Leeds, Cambridge and Cardiff after Trump arrives on Thursday.

A small demonstration is expected to take place near Blenheim Palace in Oxfordshire on Thursday, the venue for Trump's black-tie dinner with May on Thursday evening.

There are also plans for protestors to gather close to the US ambassador's residence in Regent's Park, where Trump and his wife, Melania, will stay overnight on Thursday.

On Friday, demonstrators are expected to gather near to Chequers, the Prime Minister's country residence, where May and Trump will hold a working lunch.

The biggest protest will take place in central London on Friday where thousands are expected to take to the streets to join the "Stop Trump" march.

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