Mahmoud Abbas Snubs Mike Pence – VP ‘Unwelcome in Palestine’

According to Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki, Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and current Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas refusing to meet US Vice President Mike Pence during his upcoming visit to the region this month. The snub over the US’ recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital came after Egypt’s Coptic Church on Saturday also canceled an upcoming meeting with Pence in protest against Washington’s move on Jerusalem. The policy change will also see the US embassy to Israel move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, a decision that has sparked anger and protests throughout…

Read More