President Trump Sunday in a much anticipated speech to Muslim leaders during his first trip abroad, called for unity between the United States and the Middle East Nations in the fight to “stamp out extremism.”
During his second day of his first trip abroad, Trump’s speech in Riyadh, Saudi-Arabia, the leaders of more than 50 Muslim-majority countries, the challenge of extremism by cutting off the financing of terrorist groups.
Trump announced the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council, for the prosecution of the financing of terrorism.
“Our goal is a coalition of Nations, said the goal of the eradication of extremism and our children a hopeful future, not the glory of God,” Trump.
“We are not here to give a presentation — we are here to tell other people how to live, what to do, who to be, or how to worship,” Trump added, in view of the terrorists condemned, not rewarded. “Instead, we are here to offer a partnership on the basis of common interests and values to pursue a better future for all of us.”
The Council is made up of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain.
Saudi-crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and the US foreign Minister, Rex Tillerson signing of the memorandum of understanding in Riyadh, according to Reuters.
“This is not a fight between different faiths, different sects, or different civilizations,” the President added, Recalling that the United States is ready to work with Central and Eastern Europe-Nations in pursuit of common security.
The President was enthusiastic in Riyadh, where the ruling Royal family of Saudi Arabia welcomed his aggressive stance toward Iran, its regional enemy.
According to The Associated Press, Trump Iran for the proliferation of “destruction and chaos” hit in the entire region. His comments were also from Saudi-king Salman, who declared: “The Iranian regime has always been the spearhead of global terrorism.”
In his first foreign trip as President, Trump also agreed to work with Saudi Arabia to the peace in the Gulf region and stronger economic relations, which to a large extent by a 10 billion US Dollar arms deal.
“That was an incredible day,” Trump said shortly after the signing of the ” arms deal. “Enormous investments in the United States. Hundreds of billions of dollars of investment in the United States, and jobs, jobs, jobs.”
The arms trade is part of a large, $350 billion stimulus packages between the allied Nations.
The Associated Press contributed to this story.