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Trump Signals Shift in Middle East Strategy With Symbolic First Stop in Saudi Arabia

  • VOA News

U.S. President Donald Trump is about to embark on his first foreign trip, a 9-day journey that takes him to the seats of the world’s three Abrahamic religions and signals a sharp change from his predecessor’s approach toward the Middle East. VOA White House correspondent Peter Heinlein reports the first stop is Saudi Arabia, where Trump hopes to re-energize the Sunni Muslim coalition against Iran.