Feb 18 2013
Washington, D.C. - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), a member of the Senate's Select Committee on Intelligence and Foreign Relation Committee, today met with Jordanian officials as part of an official trip to the Middle East that will include a stop in Israel later this week.
In Jordan, Rubio met with King Abdullah II as well as other members of the Jordanian government to discuss cooperation between our two nations on economic and security issues. Rubio discussed the impact of the Syrian civil war on Jordan and the region as a whole and also met with former Syrian Prime Minister Hijab, who defected to Jordan.
The following photos are all attributable to Rubio's Senate office:
Rubio meets with His Majesty King Abdullah II and U.S. Ambassador to Jordan, Stuart E. Jones.
Rubio meets with U.S. Ambassador Jones and Jordanian Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh.
Rubio meets with former Syrian Prime Minister Riad Hijab, who defected to Jordan.
As is customary in each country visited on official business, Rubio meets with brave men and women from America's military, diplomatic, and intelligence services stationed in the U.S. Embassy.
Senator and Mrs. Rubio outside al-Hummar Palace in Amman, Jordan with the King Hussein Bin Talal Mosque in the background.