Nicola Sturgeon turns down invitation to palace banquet in honour of Chinese premier Xi Jinping | News | The National

Nicola Sturgeon turns down invitation to palace banquet in honour of Chinese premier Xi Jinping OCTOBER 20TH, 2015 – 12:07 AM ANDREW LEARMONTH

Sturgeon has turned down an invitation to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping during his state visit to the UK.The news came as Buckingham Palace prepared to roll out the red carpet for the Chinese premier’s first visit to Britain.It is understood the First Minister had been invited to the state banquet to be held in honour of the Chinese premier at Buckingham Palace tonight but has declined due to “existing commitments”.

Source: Nicola Sturgeon turns down invitation to palace banquet in honour of Chinese premier Xi Jinping | News | The National

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