Updated Oct 7, 2018

In photos: Melania Trump ends her four-country Africa tour in Cairo

First Lady Melania Trump stands in front of the Great Pyramid in Giza, Egypt. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images.

Melania Trump finished her six-day, four-country tour through Africa with a trip to the Egyptian pyramids and Sphinx in Giza, Egypt, on Saturday. She landed back in the States early Sunday morning.

"It took Melania Trump's first big solo international trip for her to show a different side of herself — a playful, less serious one," AP's Darlene Superville reports from Cairo.

  • The first lady told reporters before heading back to Washington: "I wish people would focus on what I do, not what I wear.”
  • On President Trump: "I don't always agree with what he says and I tell him that. ... But I have my own voice and my own opinions and it's very important for me that I express what I feel."
Melania Trump, alongside the First Lady of Egypt, Intissar Amer el-Sisi, greets flower girls after disembarking from her military airplane at Cairo International Airport.
Melania Trump meets with her Egyptian counterpart Intissar Amer el-Sisi at Cairo International Airport. Photo by Doug Mills/AFP via Getty Images.
Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images.
Melania Trump boards her military airplane prior to departing Cairo and heading back to the U.S. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images.
Melania Trump waves after disembarking from a military aircraft upon arrival at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images.

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