US President Donald Trump will urge unity between the world’s major faiths on an ambitious first foreign trip that will take him to Saudi Arabia, the Vatican and Jerusalem, the White House said today.
In Saudi Arabia, after a day of talks with King Salman and his crown prince, Trump will attend a gathering of dozens of leaders from across the Muslim world.
Days before US president Donald Trump departs (on Friday) for his first overseas trip since coming to the White House, that will take him to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy and Belgium on visits that will test his foreign policy skills, it has been announced that he will be give a speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia.
“The speech is intended to unite the broader Muslim world against common enemies of all civilization and to demonstrate America’s commitment to our Muslim partners,” McMaster said, adding that Trump will help open a center to de-radicalize extremists.
Trump campaigned for office vowing to destroy “radical Islamic terrorism” and impose “a total ban on all Muslim immigration” to the United States, raising concerns that his election would only deepen distrust between America and the Muslim world.
Donald Trump to give speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia: White House
On his upcoming Saudi Arabia visit, US President Donald Trump is expected to give a speech on Islam.
Photo: ReutersWashington: US President Donald Trump will give a major speech on Islam during his upcoming visit to Saudi Arabia, home to the religion’s holiest shrines, the White House said Tuesday.
“He (Donald Trump) will meet and have lunch with leaders of more than 50 Muslim countries, where he will deliver an inspiring, direct speech on the need to confront radical ideology and the president’s hopes for a peaceful vision of Islam,” national security adviser H.R.
McMaster told reporters.
Washington, May 16: United States President Donald Trump will give a speech on Islam while his visit to Saudi Arabia on Friday, White House confirmed the development.
In Saudi Arabia, Donald Trump is also expected to “participate in the founding of a new centre intended to fight radicalism and promote moderation”.
As all eyes are now set on President Donald Trumps speech on Islam where a large number of Muslim leader will be present.
This will be Donald Trump’s first foreign trip as United States President on Friday, which will start in Saudi Arabia.
According to a report, President Donald Trump will also address Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia about confronting radical Islam and will participate in opening a centre committed to promoting moderation, National Security Advisor (NSA) H.R.