The dinner, which breaks the daily fast of Ramadan for Muslims around the world, on Monday night was attended by ambassadors and members of the diplomatic corps representing Muslim-majority nations, reports ABC News.
"In their blessed memory, we resolve to defeat the evils of terrorism," he said.
Trump's speech emphasised world peace. "We thank god that America is a place founded on beliefs that citizens of all faiths can live together in safety and live together in freedom."
He ended his address with a Muslim blessing: "Wish all the people around the world Ramadan Kareem."
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