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Donald Trump is staying in an armoured hotel suite during his first overseas visit to Israel, it has emerged. reports citing Daily Express.

During his visit to Jerusalem, the President will stay in a bombproof, bulletproof and poison gas-proof hotel room which is capable of withstanding the collapse of the entire building.

The room, dubbed a “mini White House” as a result of its extensive security precautions, is in Jerusalem’s historic King David Hotel.

The suite reportedly costs an eye-watering £4,900 ($5,700) per night.

Meanwhile, two buses filled with heavy equipment have been stationed at the entrance to the main road by the hotel to prevent any explosive-laden vehicles from attempting to ram the hotel.

Balloons carrying infrared cameras are floating above the building, while bomb-locating robots have also been deployed in the sewers beneath the hotel.

Every piece of food for the President will be certified as safe, with one of Mr Trump’s 1,000-strong entourage in charge of testing and pursuing every meal destined for the Republican and his family.

Israeli police have reportedly put more than 10,000 officers on duty to keep the US President during his visit.

Undercover officers, helicopters, special patrols and sniffer dogs all part of the high-profile operation, dubbed “Blue Shield”.

The President is flying in from Saudi Arabia, where he gave a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders at a summit.

Speaking in Riyadh, he told regional leaders to take the lead in combatting radicalisation and urged them to “drive them [Islamic militants] out of this earth”.

Mr Trump will hold talks with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders during the course of his two-day stop.

The President has called an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement "the ultimate deal", but has been vague about what form it should take.

2017.05.22 / 11:24
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