President Trump got a royal, red-carpet welcome to Saudi Arabia on Saturday, where he was greeted at the airport by King Salman.
Trump shook hands with the Saudi king—a stark contrast to former President Obama, who bowed to Salman in 2009.
Saudi Arabia is the first stop on Trump’s whirlwind nine-day foreign tour, which will include stops in Israel, the Vatican, Belgium and the G7 summit in Italy.
The president literally got the red-carpet treatment at the Riyadh airport, where the tarmac was lined with plush red carpets despite the 107-degree heat.
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Trump tweeted Saturday morning, saying he was looking forward to his stay.
Watch President Trump’s arrival to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the first stop on his first foreign trip as president https://t.co/5AGV9ypwUG pic.twitter.com/YV1R97LxSG
— CBS News (@CBSNews) May 20, 2017
Melania and Ivanka Trump accompanied the president, and made a statement by not covering their hair—which is almost unheard of in oppressive Saudi Arabia, where women must cover their heads in a hijab or niqab.
Hillary Clinton wore a headscarf during her visits to Saudi Arabia as secretary of state, where she bowed to a Saudi prince.
How Trump greeted Saudi Arabia’s fake king versus how Obama/Hillary did. Also, Melania Trump has no Hijab?#Riyadh @POTUS #FlashbackFriday pic.twitter.com/5uRwZHVumM
— Trump vs. Globalism (@chrisk2000) May 20, 2017
Despite the mainstream media narrative that President Trump has alienated our Muslim allies with his tough stance on Islamic terrorism, he was treated like a king all around Riyadh, where photos of Trump and the American flag were prominently displayed.
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel projected a stunning five-story portrait of Trump on the side of its building.
looks like promotion for a prize fight
[Trump’s Riyadh hotel tonight, via @JenniferJJacobs] pic.twitter.com/PxiqYRSLYB
— Philip Gourevitch (@PGourevitch) May 19, 2017
These signs are omnipresent along the highways in Riyadh pic.twitter.com/cDuFY6xKr0
— Jonathan Lemire (@JonLemire) May 19, 2017
Trump flashed me a thumbs up as he rode the gold escalator up to his first overseas adventure. pic.twitter.com/3H9QZben7n
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) May 20, 2017
On Sunday, President Trump spoke before the leaders of 50 Muslim-majority nations and urged them to do more to fight radical Islamic terrorism. Trump also called on leaders in the Middle East to “drive out terrorists from your places of worship.”
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After Saudi Arabia, the president will make a stop in Israel, followed by a visit with Pope Francis at the Vatican, culminating with his first appearance at the G7 Summit in Italy next week.
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