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Trump Will Attend World Economic Forum in Davos

Trump Will Attend World Economic Forum in Davos

Tuesday, 9 January, 2018 - 19:15
US President Donald Trump. (AP)

US President Donald Trump will attend later this month the World Economic Forum at the Swiss ski resort of Davos, announced the White House on Tuesday.

Last year, the annual elite gathering of world leaders and chief executives held in the Swiss alps focused on what impact the newly elected Republican president would have on the global economy.

This year, Trump will discuss his “America First” agenda in person, said White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.

She said Trump wants to promote his policies for strengthening American businesses, industries and workers.

The theme of this year’s Davos conference, which will take place January 23-26, is to examine the causes of and solutions for political, economic and social fractures in society.

American presidents rarely attend. Then-Vice President Joe Biden attended last year.

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