Trump not welcome in Scotland, PM warns

Trump pas le bienvenu en Ecosse, prévient la Première ministre

Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon warned Donald Trump on Tuesday that the force in the British nation, where he has golf courses, was not allowed to go there, following press reports on a possible visit at the end of his mandate.

According to the Scottish Sunday Post newspaper, Prestwick Airport in eastern Scotland has been informed of the arrival of the Boeing 757, sometimes used by the outgoing US president for 19 January – from his successor, the Democratic Joe Biden Prior to his nomination to the White House. Speculating about a possible visit, the newspaper cited intense activity at this airport by US military planes that allegedly carried out a reconnaissance mission at Trump Turnberry, one of two golf resorts Republican Scotland owns is. Contacted by AFP, Prestwick Airport however confirmed through a spokesperson “not to wait for Donald Trump’s visit in January”.

When asked about it at a press conference, Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon said he “had no idea about Donald Trump’s travel plans”, except that he “hopes that his project in the immediate future will leave the White House” Is of “. “But at the moment we do not allow people to come to Scotland, except for only the necessary visits,” he recalled, as the British province tightened the terms of his imprisonment on Monday. “It applies to them to someone else,” the Prime Minister warned, “and playing golf is a reason I don’t consider necessary.”

Donald Trump, who still refuses to accept defeat, is speculating on what will happen for the January 20 nomination of Joe Biden. If he did not attend the ceremony in Washington, he would be breaking with a tradition that is more than a century old.

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Turnberry Golf Resort has not yet responded to AFP requests.

With more than 75,000 dead, the United Kingdom is one of the countries in Europe most bereaved by Kovid-19 and in recent weeks, the trend has worsened due to a new and more contagious form of the virus.

Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday warned Donald Trump that the force in the British nation, where he has golf courses, is not allowed to go there, according to Scottish reports on possible reports after the press. The newspaper Sunday Post reported the arrival of Prestwick Airport in eastern Scotland …

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