WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says first lady Michelle Obama will travel to Spain next week for a private trip with longtime family friends.

Mrs. Obama will be traveling with her youngest daughter, Sasha. President Barack Obama and daughter Malia will not be on the trip.

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The White House says Mrs. Obama will pay an official visit to Spain’s King Juan Carlos and Queen Sophia. That meeting, as well as Mrs. Obama’s other activities, will be closed to the press.

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