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PHOTOS: Ivanka Trump visits with US troops in Qatar

Ivanka Trump meeting with U.S., Qatari, and Royal troops at Al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar on Dec. 15, 2019. (379th Air Expeditionary Wing, U.S. Air Force/Released)
December 17, 2019

Ivanka Trump, daughter of President Donald Trump, visited Al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar on Sunday to personally thank the troops.

Ivanka Trump meeting with U.S., Qatari, and Royal troops at Al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar on Dec. 15, 2019. (Ivanka Trump/Facebook)

While traveling to the Middle East for the first time in two years, Trump stopped at the airbase located in Doha, Qatar – the largest U.S. military base in the Middle East, hosting 10,000 U.S. personnel along with Qatar and U.K. forces.

Ivanka Trump meeting with U.S., Qatari, and Royal troops at Al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar on Dec. 15, 2019. (Ivanka Trump/Facebook)

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Trump posted photos of her visit, saying, “It was an honor to visit Al-Udeid Air Base, the largest U.S. military installation in the Middle East, to thank the brave men and women who keep America safe.”

Ivanka Trump meeting with U.S., Qatari, and Royal troops at Al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar on Dec. 15, 2019. (Ivanka Trump/Facebook)

“Aim High, Fly-Fight-Win! God bless you and Merry Christmas!” she added.

Ivanka Trump meeting with U.S., Qatari, and Royal troops at Al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar on Dec. 15, 2019. (Ivanka Trump/Facebook)

Trump was accompanied by Brian Hook, who is the U.S. envoy to Iran, the Washington Examiner reported.

Ivanka Trump meeting with U.S., Qatari, and Royal troops at Al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar on Dec. 15, 2019. (379th Air Expeditionary Wing, U.S. Air Force/Released)

Trump met with U.S. troops and female Qatari pilots while on base, in addition to taking a tour of the base.

Ivanka Trump meeting with U.S., Qatari, and Royal troops at Al-Udeid Air Base in Qatar on Dec. 15, 2019. (379th Air Expeditionary Wing, U.S. Air Force/Released)

Trump was in the Middle East to speak at the two-day Doha Forum to discuss her women’s economic empowerment movement.

Her goal was to “participate in the forum´s programming and meet with government and business leaders regarding key economic objectives,” a U.S. Treasury statement said, according to Daily Mail.