President Obama’s campaign team argued Monday that Mitt Romney will need to prove that his overseas trip isn’t “one long photo op and fundraising tour” by offering a substantive foreign policy platform during his travels to the United Kingdom, Israel, and Poland.

“He’ll need to prove to the American people that he sees foreign policy issues as worthy of substantive discussion rather than just generality and soundbites in this campaign,” said campaign spokesman Robert Gibbs. “It’s widely accepted that President Obama has an exceptionally strong record on national security issues, and I think quite frankly Mitt Romney is having a tough time making an argument against the president of the United States on these issues.”