The Queen to meet President Trump and First Lady at Windsor Castle on Friday
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The Queen to meet President Trump and First Lady at Windsor Castle on Friday

THE Queen will meet US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump at Windsor Castle on Friday, Buckingham Palace has confirmed.

Her Majesty will welcome the American leader and his wife at the dais in the Quadrangle of the Castle on July 13.

A Guard of Honour, formed of the Coldstream Guards, will give a royal salute and the US national anthem will be played.

Mr Trump will inspect the Guard of Honour before watching members of the military march past.

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The President and First Lady will then join the Queen for tea at the castle.

The first couple departed the White House for a week in Europe on Tuesday morning and will arrive in London on Thursday.

President Trump will travel thereafter to Scotland, where his late mother Mary Anne MacLeod Trump was born in 1912.

Queen Elizabeth II has met 11 of the 12 US Presidents elected during her reign - including the first Irish American President, John F. Kennedy, on June 5, 1961.

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