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Trump to travel to Poland, Denmark in late August

Trump to travel to Poland, Denmark in late August
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President TrumpDonald John TrumpGeraldo Rivera on Trump sowing election result doubts: 'Enough is enough now' Murkowski: Trump should concede White House race Scott Atlas resigns as coronavirus adviser to Trump MORE and first lady Melania TrumpMelania TrumpThe Hill's 12:30 Report - Presented by Capital One - Biden unveils batch of his White House team Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations USAID administrator tests positive for COVID-19 MORE will travel to Poland and Denmark at the end of August to meet with each country's leaders and commemorate the 80th anniversary of the start of World War II in Warsaw.

The White House announced Wednesday that the two will be in the European countries from Aug. 31 to Sept. 3.

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Trump will attend ceremonies on Sept. 1 denoting the 80th anniversary of the beginning of World War II. The conflict started in 1939 when the Germans invaded Poland.

The president and first lady will also meet with the Queen of Denmark, Margrethe II. Trump will meet with Danish business leaders and other officials while there.

Trump had hinted at the travel during remarks to reporters on Tuesday at the White House.

"We’ve been invited by the leadership of Poland, and I look forward to it. I like the people," Trump said, adding that the White House had been "looking at" going to Denmark as well.

Prior to visiting Poland and Denmark, Trump will be in Europe for the annual Group of Seven (G-7) meeting. That summit is being hosted by France from Aug. 24-26.

Trump has hosted Polish President Andrzej Duda multiple times at the White House, and visited Warsaw in July 2017. He delivered a speech there that he recently claimed "some people" had referred to as "the best speech ever made by a president in Europe."