(May 20)Trump's first meeting with a foreign leader outside the United States is with King Salman of Saudi Arabia. In spite of the fact that Trump in the past has had harsh words for Saudi Arabia he was presented with a medal by King Salman.
|King Salman presented Trump with the King Adbulaziz Medal in a ceremony at Al-Yamamah Palace in the capital Ryadh. The ceremony was held prior to a Saudi-American summit that will discuss bilateral ties and also fighting terrorism. At the ceremony were the First Lady Melanie Trump, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and other US officials plus the Saudi crown prince and deputy crown prince. After arriving Trump had a brief meeting with King Salman over coffee.|