US President Trump embarks maiden foreign visit to Middle East, Europe
US President Donald Trump along with his wife Melania Trump embarked on a journey to Saudi Arabia, Israel, the Palestinian territories, Brussels, the Vatican and Sicily.
The trip takes in the capitals of the three major monotheistic religions - Islam, Judaism and Christianity.
Unlike his predecessor, Barack Obama, Trump is not expected to highlight human rights during his trip.
Trump has embraced what he describes as an "America First" approach to US foreign policy and international trade.
Trump will begin his trip with an arrival ceremony in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He’ll then have coffee with King Salman; attend a royal banquet; hold bilateral meetings with the king.
As Trump starts his maiden foreign visit to Middle East and Europe, a poster welcoming and supporting US President Donald Trump is seen in downtown Jerusalem.