JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel (all times local):
Less than two months after President Trump issued formal US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, unleashing a wave of protest among Palestinians as well as international outrage, Vice President Mike Pence is finally inShow More Summary
US Vice President Mike Pence pledged to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem by the end of 2019 on Monday in a speech to Israel's parliament that saw Arab lawmakers expelled after they shouted in protest. As Pence spoke,Show More Summary
Pence made surprise news by saying that Trump's previous certification of compliance was "the last time" for such a certification. He also made more news: That the US would be opening the embassy in Jerusalem next year....
During his trip to Israel, Vice President Mike Pence reaffirmed that the U.S. embassy in Israel will be moved to Jerusalem. The decision -- and his visit -- was met with some backlash. CBS News correspondent Seth Doane reports.
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Vice President Mike Pence told the Israeli parliament Monday that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem next year, far faster than the State Department had indicated when President Trump decided last month to recognize the divided holy city as Israel’s capital. By speeding...
Mahmoud Abbas urges EU to 'swiftly recognise' Palestine as US announces plan to move embassy to Jerusalem by 2019.
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PROMISE KEPT: US Embassy in Jerusalem will open next year. Vice President Pence said Monday that the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem will open before the end of 2019. “By finally recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the United States has chosen fact over fiction. And fact is the only true foundation for a just and […]
Vice president gets a standing ovation after saying the U.S. embassy will open in Jerusalem next year.
The U.S. embassy in Israel will open in Jerusalem by 2019, accelerating President Trump’s inflammatory decision to declare the city the nation’s capital and shift the embassy’s location from Tel Aviv. Vice President Mike Pence made the announcement while speaking before the Knesset on Monday. The vice president is currently on a Middle East tour, […]
Palestinian politicians stage a protest against US decision to declare Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
JERUSALEM/BRUSSELS (Reuters) - In a fresh display of Western discord over Middle East peace efforts, the United States said on Monday its Israel embassy would move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, while its European Union allies voiced support for East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian state.
Vice President Mike Pence is defending President Donald Trump on the president's disparaging comments about immigrants from Africa and Haiti. Pence tells The Associated Press in an interview in Jerusalem … Click to Continue »
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union assured President Mahmoud Abbas it supported his ambition to have East Jerusalem as capital of a Palestinian state, in the bloc's latest rejection of U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
The plan to move the embassy has thrown U.S. peace efforts into disarray
Vice President Mike Pence announces a faster timeline for opening the embassy than had been previously reported, and calls Jerusalem "Israel's capital" in a speech to the Knesset.
Pence said the US is committed to peace while at the same time reiterating Jerusalem is Israel's capital city.