Vice President Kamala Harris welcomed King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein and Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah of Jordan to her residence Tuesday for a working breakfast.
The 59-year-old king and his 27-year-old heir were greeted by Harris upon arriving at the Naval Observatory early Tuesday for their second major Biden administration meeting of the trip.
After their breakfast, the two royals met with Secretary of State Tony Blinken.
On Monday, King Abdullah was welcomed to the White House by President Biden, who was expected to make Iran a main focus, from rejoining the nuclear deal to addressing Tehran’s funding of militias attacking US troops in Iraq and Syria.
“Many of us leaders in our part of the world will do the heavy lifting, which is what we need to do on behalf of the United States, but you can always count on me, my country and many of our colleagues in the region,” the Jordanian king told the US