President taking off on first international trip

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President Donald Trump will leave Washington on Friday for his first international trip since taking office.

The president will be heading to the Middle East, the Vatican and Belgium.

His first stop on the trip is Saudi Arabia. Trump is expected to meet with the Saudis where they will announce their plans to purchase $350 billion dollars worth of military technology and equipment over the next ten years.

He will also stop in Israel. These are two governments that are friends of the president, welcoming the change from President Obama.

Following these two stops, he will make his way to Italy to meet with Pope Francis. That will be followed by the G7 Summit in the southern part of the country and then on to Brussels for a meeting with NATO allies.

Trump is expected to try to calm allies worried about his "America First" message.

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