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Trump to visit the United Kingdom in July

 Trump leans over to speak to Theresa May during in a working dinner meeting at NATO HQ
President Trump speaks with British Prime Minister Theresa May during a working dinner at the NATO summit. Photo: Matt Dunham/AFP via Getty Images

President Trump will make his first visit to the United Kingdom on July 13, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders announced while speaking to children visiting the White House for Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day.

Why it matters: More than a year into his presidency, Trump still hasn't visited the U.K. — arguably the United States' closest ally. Meanwhile, British Prime Minister Theresa May was the first foreign leader to visit Trump at the White House last January. Trump was initially scheduled to travel to London in February to open the newly-built U.S. embassy, but cancelled the trip in protest of the embassy's cost and location.