The President will not attend the Summit of the Americas in Lima, which begins on April 13
As reported by the White house, the President of the United States Donald trump this week, not going on a tour of Latin America, and will remain in Washington to monitor developments in the world, including in Syria.
“President trump will not take part in the 8th Summit of the Americas in the capital of Peru Lima and also will not travel to Bogota, Colombia, as originally planned. At the request of the President, instead of him going Vice President. The President will remain in the United States to monitor the US response to Syria and to follow the development of events around the world,” – said in a statement, the press Secretary of the White house Sarah Huckabee Sanders.
The two-day summit in Peru will start on April 13.
The President warned of a tough response after Syria chemical attack, which allegedly occurred on Saturday in the rebel-occupied area of Eastern ghouta. The attack killed at least 40 people.
“We have a lot of options in military terms,” said trump on Monday, without going into details.