Egypt and Jordan both disagreed with the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital but have moved on, and now it is time for the Palestinian Authority to do the same and return to negotiations, US Vice President Mike Pence said Tuesday at the end of his two-day visit here. Pence, in an interview with MSNBC, said his hope was that all of America’s “friends in the region,” including in the PA, “will recognize that President Donald Trump is committed to peace and that the man who wrote The Art of the Deal would love to be the president who finally reaches a peace deal between Israel and the Palestinians.”Be the first to know – Join our Facebook page. Pence flew back home Tuesday evening, ending his trip to Jerusalem by meeting with President Reuven Rivlin and visiting Yad Vashem and the Western Wall. Prior to coming to Israel on Sunday, Pence spent a day Cairo and Amman, meeting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Jordan’s King Abdullah II.He told Fox News that Abdullah told him the US and Jordan will “just agree to disagree” on the issue of recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
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