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CCTV Script 29/05/17

This is the script of CNBC's news report for China's CCTV on May 29, Monday.

Welcome to CNBC Business Daily, I'm Qian Chen.

After nine days of talks with calculating foreign leaders, President Donald Trump now returns home, facing uncertainties over his agenda and disputes with his foreign counterparts.

Now, let's do a quick recap of what Trump has achieved during the past nine days.

On May 20th, Trump landed in Saudi Arabia, which was the first Stop on this trip.

During his visit, the US and Saudi Arabia reached a $110bn-plus arms deal, significantly expanding the longstanding security relationship between the two countries.

Trump also urged Arab and Islamic leaders to unite and do their share to defeat Islamist extremists, making an impassioned plea to "drive out" terrorists while toning down his own harsh rhetoric about Muslims.

It was worth pointing out that Trump did not use his signature term "radical Islamic terrorism" in the speech, a signal that he heeded advice to employ a more moderate tone in the region after using the phrase repeatedly as a presidential candidate.

The speech in a gilded hall bedecked with chandeliers is part of an effort to redefine his relationship with the Muslim world.

However, as Trump continued his overseas trip to European, where many of Washington's closest allies locate, less love yielded and more tension arised.

In an otherwise grating speech Thursday in Brussels, Trump chastised NATO leaders for skimping on defense spending.

Then, under pressure from G7 allies, President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism and the renewal of a threat to slap further economic sanctions on Russia on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide.

[GUY MILLER, Zurich Insurance Global Chief Market Strategist and Head of Macroeconomics] "I think hes developing and certaily, his presidency, it takes time. Its a new job and pose. And I think he realizes rhetoric on the election has to change in real life. He also acknowledge that, I think, that protectionism cuts both ways. snapping terrorism and others leaves yourself open to terrorists being snapped back in you. And frankly America is in a great position to benefit from global trade."

It's apparent that Trump and the EU have not been on the same page on a number of issues. And EU leaders didn't hide that.

So from Saudi, which was the first stop, all the way to Sicily, Trump clearly delivered his message of "America First".

But some analysts are concerned that the Trump administration is pushing away U.S. traditional allies.

[ANDRA GILLESPIE, Emory University Associate Professor of Political Science] "He still left a lot of questions. And I dont think he necessarily left some of our allies completely comfortable on some of the positions on cerntain things. I think he, in some ways, are articulated a Trump doctrine, which you know is very consistent with what he said during the campaign, is very much America First. But I think people look to US to provide other forms of leadership."

CNBC's Qian Chen, reporting from Singapore.

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