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Obama plays tourist in Petra at end of Middle East trip

President Barack Obama stops to look at the Treasury as he takes a walking tour of the ancient historic and archaeological site of Petra March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing

President Barack Obama stops to look at the Treasury as he takes a walking tour of the ancient historic and archaeological site of Petra March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing

President Barack Obama stops to look at the Treasury as he takes a walking tour of the ancient historic and archaeological site of Petra March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Larry Downing
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President Barack Obama's SUV is pictured against a rocky landscape as Obama (not pictured) participates in a walking tour of Petra March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

President Barack Obama's SUV is pictured against a rocky landscape as Obama (not pictured) participates in a walking tour of Petra March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

President Barack Obama's SUV is pictured against a rocky landscape as Obama (not pictured) participates in a walking tour of Petra March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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President Barack Obama (R) participates in a walking tour of Petra, Jordan March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

President Barack Obama (R) participates in a walking tour of Petra, Jordan March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

President Barack Obama (R) participates in a walking tour of Petra, Jordan March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) participates in a walking tour with Suleiman al-Farajat, a tourism professor at the University of Jordan, in Petra March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) participates in a walking tour with Suleiman al-Farajat, a tourism professor at the University of Jordan, in Petra March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) participates in a walking tour with Suleiman al-Farajat, a tourism professor at the University of Jordan, in Petra March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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U.S. President Barack Obama (L) walks with Suleiman al-Farajat, a tourism professor at the University of Jordan, past an ancient shrine during his walking tour of Petra March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) walks with Suleiman al-Farajat, a tourism professor at the University of Jordan, past an ancient shrine during his walking tour of Petra March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) walks with Suleiman al-Farajat, a tourism professor at the University of Jordan, past an ancient shrine during his walking tour of Petra March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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President Barack Obama (L) participates in a walking tour of Petra, Jordan March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

President Barack Obama (L) participates in a walking tour of Petra, Jordan March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed

President Barack Obama (L) participates in a walking tour of Petra, Jordan March 23, 2013. REUTERS/Jason Reed
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