Gap Fill - UK-USA Relations - Level 6


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Relations between the UK and USA have soured after the of diplomatic from the UK's ambassador to the USA. The leaked memos were published in a British on Sunday. They contained negative and critical comments about President Trump's White House from Ambassador Kim Darroch. Mr Darroch wrote of the White House: "We don't really believe this is going to become substantially more ; less dysfunctional; less unpredictable; less faction riven; less diplomatically and inept." He characterized Mr Trump's policy on Iran as "incoherent" and "". Sir Winston Churchill's grandson called the leak an of "unforgivable ".

The United States and the UK are strong partners on the international . They each describe their friendship as a "special relationship". The UK needs to nurture this following its leaving the European Union after Brexit. It needs a deal with America. The United Kingdom's Prime Minister Theresa May said she had "full " in Sir Kim as ambassador but did not agree with his comments. Her described the leak as being " unacceptable". Donald Trump retaliated to the comments, saying Sir Kim "has not served the UK ." On Twitter, he wrote: "I do not know the Ambassador, but he is not liked or well thought of within the US. We will no deal with ."

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