The mayor of London has called on U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May to cancel any plans for an official visit by U.S. President Donald Trump.
The U.S. leader caused outrage in Britain on Wednesday after he used his Twitter account to share anti-Islam videos from a U.K. far-right group.
A spokesman for the U.K. prime minister said the president’s actions were wrong but in a sharp response Trump said that May should instead focus on terrorism within Britain.
London’s mayor, Sadiq Khan, said in a statement Thursday that Trump’s original tweets had betrayed the “special relationship” between the two countries.
“President Trump yesterday use Twitter to promote a vile, extremist group that exists solely to sow division and hatred in our country,” said Khan.
The mayor then called on May to cancel any plans to receive Trump on an official visit.
“As the mayor of this great diverse city, I have previously called on Theresa May …