April 27, 2015 -- Updated 4:10 pm GMT

Obama To Visit Jordan’s King Abdullah

Posted in: Jordan

As part of his tour of the MidEast, Democratic candidate Barack Obama will meet with Jordanian King Abdullah II, according to a senior Jordanian official – who spoke on condition of anonymity.

The meeting is expected to take place Saturday July 22. It will be part of Obama’s five day tour of the Middle East. The situation in the Mideast and the expectations the region’s countries have of the new American administration will be focused in their talks, according to the official.¬†Obama’s campaign team has earlier said that the Illinois senator would kick off a Mideast and European tour that includes Israel, Jordan, France, Germany and Britain but did not elaborate on the schedule.