President Donald Trump on Wednesday visited the US troops in Iraq unannounced, it was a his first trip to US troops in a war zone since being elected two years ago.
Trump was ccompanied by his wife Melania, they landed at 7:16 pm local time at Al-Asad Air Base in western Iraq.
According to reports, the president spoke to troops and met with military leaders.
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.