Troops took selfies with President Donald Trump on Wednesday in a surprise visit to Iraq, his first trip to US troops deployed in a war zone since being elected two years ago.
Trump, accompanied by his wife Melania, landed at 7:16 pm local time at Al-Asad Air Base in western Iraq.
According to AFP, the president spoke to troops and met with military leaders.
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Although the visit took place in considerable secrecy, speculation had been mounting that Trump might make such a trip.
The visit followed the decision of the American leader to slash troop levels in Afghanistan and pull out entirely from Syria.
Trump also took to his twitter handle to share a video of the visit.
Highlights of the visit are captured in the pictures below;