May 7, 2018 / 6:05 PM / 15 days ago

Trump will not attend U.S. Embassy opening in Jerusalem - White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will not travel to Israel for the controversial opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, according to a White House statement released on Monday.

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner listen as U.S. President Donald Trump holds a cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., October 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Instead, the U.S. delegation to the May 14 event will include U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, as well as Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and daughter Ivanka Trump, who work as advisers to the president in the White House.

Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Doina Chiacu

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