In pictures: Japanese Prime Minister visits Jordan

His Majesty King Abdullah II and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in talks held on Tuesday, agreed to upgrade Jordanian-Japanese ties to a strategic partnership in political and economic fields.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) arrives at al-Huseineya palace for meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah (L) and Crown Prince Hussein on May 1, 2018 in Amman, Jordan. Abe is in a two-day official visit to Jordan.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (R) shakes hands with Crown Prince Hussein of Jordan following Abe's arrival at the Jordanian Royal Palace in Amman on May 1, 2018.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) arrives at al-Huseineya palace for meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah (L) and Crown Prince Hussein on May 1, 2018 in Amman, Jordan. Abe is in a two-day official visit to Jordan.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and wife Akie Abe arrive at Marka international airport on April 30, 2018 in Amman, Jordan. Abe is on a Middle East tour visiting the UAE, Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) arrives with Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Mulki (R) at al-Huseineya palace for meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah and Crown Prince Hussein on May 1, 2018 in Amman, Jordan. Abe is in a two-day official visit to Jordan.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) is welcomed by Jordanian King Abdullah II following his arrival at the Jordanian Royal Palace in Amman on May 1, 2018.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) arrives at al-Huseineya palace for meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah on May 1, 2018 in Amman, Jordan. Abe is in a two-day official visit to Jordan.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrives with Jordanian Prime Minister Hani Mulki at al-Huseineya palace for meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah and Crown Prince Hussein on May 1, 2018 in Amman, Jordan. Abe is in a two-day official visit to Jordan.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe holds a press conference on May 1, 2018 in Amman, Jordan. Abe is on a two-day official visit to Jordan.
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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and wife Akie Abe arrive at Marka international airport on April 30, 2018 in Amman, Jordan. Abe is on a Middle East tour visiting the UAE, Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian territories.
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (L) talks with Jordanian King Abdullah II over lunch at the Royal Palace in Amman on May 1, 2018.
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Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attends a meeting with the Jordanian King Abdullah II and officials at the Royal Palace in Amman on May 1, 2018.