An American delegation inspected Cairo international airport on Saturday ahead of US vice president Mike Pence’s expected visit to Egypt.
Noteworthy, Mike Pence pushed back a planned Middle East trip as the Senate tries to pass a bill that would overhaul the U.S. tax system, He is now expected to leave the United States on Tuesday, rather than a planned Saturday departure date, reports said.
Egypt’s Al-Azhar Grand Imam Ahmed al-Tayeb and Pope Tawadros of Alexandria and Patriarch of the See of St. Mark announced their rejection to meet U.S. Vice-President Mike Pence، scheduled to visit Egypt next December 20.
Earlier on Wednesday، US President Donald Trump recognized in a much-anticipated announcement Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Trump also announced that he had directed the State Department to begin preparations to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that Palestinians won’t accept any future role for the US in the peace process، due to President Donald Trump recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital، The Times of Israel reported.