Tuesday 14 August 2018

Donald Trump arrives in Davos for World Economic Forum

The US president is the first serving occupant of the White House to attend the gathering since Bill Clinton in 2000.

Donald Trump leaves Marine One after arriving in Davos (Gian Ehrenzeller/AP)
Donald Trump leaves Marine One after arriving in Davos (Gian Ehrenzeller/AP)

By Associated Press Reporter

President Donald Trump has arrived in the Swiss Alps to attend the World Economic Forum.

Mr Trump flew to the town of Davos by helicopter from Zurich, where he arrived on Thursday morning after flying overnight from Washington.

The president was scheduled on Thursday to hold talks with Prime Minister Theresa May and Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu while the summit takes place.

He was also scheduled to meet with the forum’s founder, attend a reception and eat dinner with European business leaders.

Mr Trump is the first sitting president to attend the annual summit since Bill Clinton in 2000.

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