London's Mayor Remains Unfazed As Far-Right Protesters Call For Arrest

London's Mayor Remains Unfazed As Far-Right Protesters Call For Arrest

London's Mayor Remains Unfazed As Far-Right Protesters Call For Arrest

A group of Donald Trump-supporting protesters disrupted a speech today by Sadiq Khan, declaring a plan to make a citizen's arrest of the London mayor.

Downing Street later clarified the foreign secretary was speaking in his capacity as a minister.

Mr Khan said "Londoners have made it clear that Donald Trump is not welcome here" following the President's recent comments about "shithole" countries.

Khan added: "The US has got a special relationship [with Britain]. We will not allow US-UK relations to be endangered by some puffed up pompous popinjay in City Hall". Many of us love America.

"Reason I canceled my trip to London is that I am not a big fan of the Obama Administration having sold perhaps the best located and finest embassy in London for "peanuts", only to build a new one in an off location for 1.2 billion dollars". In fact, the move was first planned when George W Bush was president.

Trump said he will not participate in the inauguration function of the embassy.

"His visit next month would, without doubt, have been met by mass peaceful protests".

The men- who got into the event by buying tickets- also vowed to take the panel's chair Kate Green MP into custody as well as Sir Keir Starmer and general secretary Andrew Harrop

Kassam remarked on the campaign against Trump by the political figures ahead of his anticipated visit: "Sadiq Khan as the mayor of London has really been tubthumping, trying to get President Trump not to attend".

Video shared on social media showed the moment the activists interrupted Mr Khan's speech, just after the mayor was introduced to the stage. "We've seen the impact of this in the USA and we can not allow this narrative to take hold in Britain".

The mayor and US President have clashed publicly a number of times over issues including counter terrorism and Mr Trump's proposed state visit to the UK. One shouted: "We are the sovereign people of this land!"

Large demonstrations are expected to accompany any visit to the British capital by Trump, who is deeply unpopular here, said CNN.

Writing in London's Evening Standard newspaper, Johnson said the move from central London to Nine Elms, next to Battersea, was forced by security concerns after 11 September.

The embassy is set to be shifted from Mayfair to south London. Officials had been examining plans for him to meet the Queen without a full-blown state banquet.

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