Donald Trump unlikely to visit Australia in 2018

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White House says Mike Pence will instead tour south-east Asia in November

The White House has all but ended speculation that Donald Trump will visit Australia this year, announcing that Mike Pence will instead represent the administration for a tour of south-east Asia in November.

The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, said Trump had asked the vice-president to attend the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) meeting in Papua New Guinea and the US–Association of Southeast Asian Nations Summit and the East Asia Summit in Singapore.

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