JERUSALEM (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is making a go to to the Western Wall and assembly with Israeli President Reuvin Rivlin on his remaining day of a visit to Israel.
The vice chairman can be to go to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial earlier than departing the Holy Land in a while Tuesday.
His go to to the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City comes amid tensions with the Palestinians, who’ve assailed the Trump administration’s resolution to acknowledge Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Pence addressed the Knesset and held conferences with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, asserting plans to hurry up the timing of the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem to late 2019.
Pence has traveled to Egypt, Jordan and Israel throughout his first journey to the Middle East as vice chairman.