Trump strengthens bond with Saudi Arabia ahead of Sunday speech

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President Trump on Saturday began his first overseas trip as president with a stop in Saudi Arabia, calling the visit a “tremendous day” and pledging to work with leader King Salman to bring peace to the Gulf region and forge stronger economic ties, in large part through a roughly $10 billion arms deal.

“That was a tremendous day,” Trump said shortly after signing the arms deal. “Tremendous investments in the United States and our military. Hundreds of billions of dollars of investments into the United States and jobs, jobs, jobs.”

The arms deal is part of larger, $350 billion economic package between the ally nations.

Trump and first lady Melania Trump were greeted in Saudi Arabia at the airport by 81-year King Salman, in a red carpet ceremony that also included a military flyover in which several jets left red, white and blue streamers.

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