After talks in Riyadh, Mr Trump and King Salman of Saudi Arabia approve an arms deal worth $110bn.
King Salman greeted Donald Trump as he arrived in Saudi Arabia, a longtime U.S. ally, the birthplace of Islam and an important regional power.
The US president arrives in Saudi Arabia on the first leg of his trip to the Middle East and Europe.
President Trump has arrived in Saudi Arabia’s capital to begin an eight-day foreign tour that will test the new administration’s capacity to manage complex international diplomacy and a growing political crisis at home.
President celebrated what he called “a great day” in Riyadh, during which agreement for Saudi purchase of $110 billion in military equipment was affirmed.
President Donald Trump arrived in Riyadh Saturday morning, the first stop on his inaugural foreign trip as he seeks to escape the controversy engulfing his administration. The president landed at 9:42 a.m. (1:42 a.m. New York time) and was…
All he had to do was keep smiling and let the extravagant hospitality of his Saudi hosts carry him through the day, which reached a high point with the signing of the biggest arms deal in history.
Trump signed an agreement on $109 billion in new U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia and $200 billion of Saudi-backed investment in U.S. infrastructure projects