Harry and Meghan don't have to invite politicians to wedding

Harry and Meghan don't have to invite politicians to wedding
Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle attend the UK team trials for the Invictus Games Sydney 2018 at the University of Bath in Bath, England, Friday, April 6, 2018. The Invictus Games is the only international sport event for wounded, injured and sick (WIS) servicemen and women, both serving and veteran. The Invictus Games Sydney 2018 will take place from 20-27th October and will see over 500 competitors from 18 nations compete in 11 adaptive sports. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

LONDON (AP) — It will be friends and family, rather than politicians and world leaders, at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding.

Kensington Palace says “it has been decided that an official list of political leaders — both U.K. and international — is not required” for the wedding.

That means U.S. President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May are not among 600 people invited to the May 19 ceremony at Windsor Castle’s St. George’s Chapel.

Many politicians and world leaders attended the much larger wedding of Harry’s older brother Prince William and Kate Middleton. Unlike William, Harry is not likely one day to occupy the throne.

A person with knowledge of the guest list who spoke on condition of anonymity says former U.S. President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle also are not invited.

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