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The World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland this week, will miss some of the world's top leaders who have preferred to stay in their countries to face local crises rather than being accused of indifference.
The World Economic Forum, an annual gathering of political and business leaders, is scheduled to take place from January 23 to 26 at the Swiss ski resort, but will be absent from the presidents of the United States, China and Zimbabwe, as well as Britain's prime minister, " British.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said President Donald Trump canceled the US delegation's trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, because of the partial closure of the US government.
Trump took part in the Davos forum last year and was planning to go again this year but withdrew as he battled Democrats in Congress that funding a wall along the border with Mexico led to a partial closure of the government.
Two senior administration officials said Treasury Secretary Stephen Menuchin and Foreign Minister Mike Pompeo were expected to head the US delegation instead of Trump.
British Prime Minister Theresa Mae also canceled her trip after she suffered a defeat in a parliamentary vote on her plan to pull out of the European Union. French President Emmanuel Macaron, who is struggling to stop violent street protests, also withdrew.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, whose country is suffering from a slowdown in the economy, will not attend, nor Indian Prime Minister Narendra Moody, who is fighting for a second term.
Zimbabwean President Emerson Manangaqua said on Sunday he would miss Davos and return to his country from an international trip amid a brutal crackdown by his security forces to protest a severe currency crisis.
The Davos Forum is to discuss climate change, the global economic slowdown, the situation of bad central banks in the face of recession and technological changes, while the complicated sessions on the sidelines of the conference will discuss "Managing the Global Garbage Crisis" and "Inclusion of Digital Globalization."