January 21, 2018
Vice President Mike Pence spoke with Jordan’s King Abdullah about President Trump’s historic move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Abdullah pushed for a two-state solution with Jerusalem’s east being recognized as the capital of Palestine, during the talks on the second dat of the Vice President’s Middle East tour.
Jordan plays a key role in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict overseeing Muslims sites in the holy city.
Pence told Jordanian officials, the U.S. wants to respect the country’s management of those sites and will support a two-state solution, but only if both parties agree.