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The Most Iconic Photos from Prince William's Historic Trip to the Middle East

Today is the last day of his tour of Jordan, Israel, and the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
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Today marks the end of Prince William's historic tour of the Middle East, in which he met with political and religious leaders in Jordan, Israel, and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. Scroll down to see the most iconic photos from his official visit to the region.

Prince William arrived in Jordan for the start of his tour on June 24.


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Here he is with Jordanian Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah in Jaresh, an archaeological site and one of Jordan's most popular tourist's spots.


Here the two royals are again, chatting.


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While visiting Jerash, Prince William recreated one of Kate Middleton's childhood photos. Kate lived in Jordan for a short period of time in the early '80s.


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Prince William visits the Princess Taghrid Institute for Development and Training, an organization which works with struggling youth in Jordan.


While visiting the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial and Museum laid a wreath in honor of the 6 million jews who died.


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“I am well aware that the responsibility falls now to my generation to keep the memory alive of that great crime as the Holocaust generation passes on and I commit myself to doing this,” he later said.

While William's tour of the Middle East was deemed strictly apolitical, he met with leaders in every country.


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Here he is with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.

And here he is with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara Ben-Artzi.


William chats with Israeli singer Netta Barzilai, who won the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest.


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William kicks around a soccer ball with a group of Palestinian youth in Ramallah.


According to BBC News, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin asked William to send a “message of peace” to Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, pictured here with William.


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Abbas responded, “the Palestinian side is committed to the peace process with the Israelis.”

Prince William, praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City.


On the final day of his trip, the Duke of Cambridge visited the Mount of Olives.


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Prince William visited the tomb of his great-grandmother Princess Alice of Battenberg during at the Mary Magdalene Church, in east Jerusalem.


This story originally appeared on Townandcountrymag.com.
* Minor edits have been made by the Townandcountry.ph editors.

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