Theresa May's government has rejected a petition to ban Trump from visiting Britain

LONDON — The British government has formally rejected a nationwide petition calling for US President Donald Trump’s planned state visit to the UK to be cancelled.

Nearly two million people signed the petition titled ‘Prevent Donald Trump from making a State Visit to the United Kingdom’ that was posted on Parliament’s website last month.

However, in a written statement released on Tuesday morning, the Foreign Office said it plans to “the full courtesy of a State Visit” to the divisive President.

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