The visit scheduled for next month was not the state visit for which Prime Minister Theresa May had extended an invitation last year, raising hackles in Britain. Downing Street reiterated the state visit was on though no date had been finalised. “His visit next month would without doubt have been met by mass peaceful protests. “The one you’re referring to now, the opening of the US embassy, is a matter for the US. There had long been security concerns about the Grosvenor Square site, dating back to the late 1990s after attacks on US embassies in Africa.
Source: Hindustan Times January 12, 2018 11:36 UTC