President Donald J. Trump just wrapped up a historic five-country trip to Asia. Here are some memorable moments that you might have missed:
With Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, President Trump fed koi fish in a pond at the Akasaka Palace in Tokyo.
Hats for the occasion
Before burgers and a round of golf, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzō Abe presented President Trump with a special hat: “Donald & Shinzō Make Alliance Even Greater.” The “Trump burger” became a hit in Japan.
Friends from the White House to the Blue House
President Trump joins Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Blue House, the executive mansion of South Korea. There, President Trump reaffirmed the ironclad U.S. commitment to defend South Korea from its neighbor to the north. On the trade front, South Korea announced plans to purchase $58 billion in U.S. goods and services, including $23 billion in energy purchases.
U.S. first lady Melania Trump meets with schoolchildren outside of the Blue House in Seoul, South Korea.
Hello, Grandpa Xi!
President Trump’s 6-year-old granddaughter, Arabella Kushner, wowed Chinese President Xi Jinping with a song and proverbs in Mandarin. President Trump shared this video with Xi and his wife, Peng Liyuan, while the two first families had tea in Beijing’s Forbidden City.
Panda power in Beijing
Melania Trump met a star when she visited the Beijing Zoo — the panda Gu Gu.
Deals in China
During President Trump’s visit with President Xi in Beijing, U.S. and Chinese businesses signed deals totaling more than $250 billion.
At the Great Wall
U.S. First Lady Melania Trump spent time exploring the Mutianyu section of the Great Wall of China north of Beijing.
“Unforgettable memories!” she tweeted about the experience.
Red carpet welcome
In between the pomp and ceremony, President Trump and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang concluded $12 billion in commercial deals.
All together now
President Trump and world leaders came together to confront the biggest challenges to Indo-Pacific security at the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Manila, Philippines. This year, ASEAN celebrated its 50-year anniversary. “It’s been an incredible 12 days,” President Trump said as he was about to return to the U.S.