Scottish Secretary David Mundell to greet Donald Trump when US President arrives in Scotland

DONALD TRUMP is to be greeted by the Scottish Secretary when he arrives in Scotland on Friday.

The US president will be met by David Mundell when he flies in for what is expected to be a three-day visit to the country.

Mr Trump is believed to be spending the weekend playing golf at his Turnberry resort in South Ayrshire, which he bought in 2014, although there has been no official confirmation of his plans.

A Scotland Office spokeswoman confirmed Mr Mundell will be greeting the president.

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Around a dozen activists from Stand Up to Racism Scotland staged a brief protest against Mr Trump at the Turnberry course on Wednesday.

Further gatherings and rallies are planned across the UK from Thursday, when Mr Trump is expected to touch down in Britain.

With the president set to travel to Scotland on Friday evening after meeting the Queen at Windsor Castle, a protest is planned for Glasgow’s George Square.

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A rally will also be held outside the president’s Balmedie course in Aberdeenshire on Saturday, and it is expected there could be further demonstrations at Turnberry.

A national demonstration is planned at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh on Saturday, as well as a “Carnival of Resistance” in the Meadows area of the capital.

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