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Sun May 21, 2017, 08:24 AM

The Latest: Netanyahu orders minister to attend Trump event [View all]

Source: Washington Post

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia ó The Latest on President Donald Trumpís first trip abroad (all times local):

3:07 p.m.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has instructed all his Cabinet ministers to attend the official greeting for President Donald Trump, after some of them planned on skipping the event.

The move Sunday is the latest in a series of last-minute schedule changes to a presidential visit far different from the meticulously-planned operations of the past.

Trumpís arrival was initially planned to include speeches and greetings with a long list of dignitaries on the tarmac of Israelís international airport. Later, the White House asked for a brief ceremony to avoid the heat. As a result, most ministers were planning to skip the event.

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Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/middle_east/the-latest-trump-gets-royal-treatment-from-saudis/2017/05/20/ea5fd262-3dc8-11e7-a59b-26e0451a96fd_story.html?utm_term=.47000de2aa0b

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