President Donald Trump embarked on his first foreign trip last weekend, a whirlwind nine-day tour with stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel, Belgium, and Italy.
The trip marked many firsts — both for Trump and for the United States. Trump met with Pope Francis for the first time, delivered a highly praised speech on Islam in Riyadh, and became the fist sitting U.S. president to visit the Western Wall in Jerusalem.
Trump’s trip also gave his approval rating a boost. According to a Rasmussen Reports survey released Wednesday, 48 percent of Americans approve of Trump’s performance as he makes the rounds overseas.
Here are 10 photos recapping Trump’s trip:
Pictures of U.S. President Donald Trump and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud are projected on the front of the Ritz-Carlton, where Trump is staying in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia May 20, 2017. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters)
President Donald Trump joins dancers with swords at a welcome ceremony ahead of a banquet at the Murabba Palace in Riyadh on May 20, 2017. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump (C-L), Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (C-R), Jordan's King Abdullah II, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, and other officials pose for a group photo during the Arab Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Center in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
Saudi King Salman Bin Abdelaziz Al Saud and U.S. President Donald Trump attend Arab and Muslim leaders summit in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on May 21, 2017. (Balkis Press/Sipa USA via AP Images)
President Donald Trump (L) and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu shake hands after delivering a speech at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem on May 23, 2017. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas during a meeting at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 23, 2017. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)
President Donald Trump visits the Western Wall, Monday, May 22, 2017, in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
Pope Francis (R) exchanges gifts with U.S. President Donald Trump during a private audience at the Vatican on May 24, 2017. (Alessandra Tarantino/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump (L) shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron in Brussels on May 25, 2017. (Peter Dejong/AFP/Getty Images)
U.S. President Donald Trump (R) delivers a speech as NATO heads of governemts listen in Brussels, on May 25, 2017, during a NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit. (Christophe Licoppe/AFP/Getty Images)
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