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Travel Pool Report #6 - Royal Court
Jerome Cartillier • Agence France-Presse
May 20, 2017: 02:29 PM


POTUS and King Salman sat together at the end of very large room (gold and blue) in front of the flags of the two countries.

The audience applauded when president Trump received the gold medallion, known as the King Abdul Aziz Collar, considered the kingdom's highest honor.

Seating to POTUS right, Ivanka Trump was in deep conversation with two members of the Saudi delegation.

FLOTUS, seated to King Salman left, engaged in a conversation with a member is the Saudi delegation and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

After a short conversation, which the pool could not hear clearly, POTUS and King Salman walked out of the room.

Transcript of the short remarks during the medal ceremony will follow.



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