Palestinian officials on Pence visit: US peace efforts “ridiculous”

Member of Palestine Liberation Organization’s (PLO) Executive Committee Hanan Ashrawi slammed US statements that US Vice President Mike Pence’s Middle East visit was intended to help efforts to broker peace between Israelis and Palestinians as “ridiculous”. Americans could not speak about peace after the US Administration undermined the peace process following President Donald Trump’s to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and noted the Americans now seek to undermine the refugee issue. She refuted US claims that US Vice President Mike Pence’s visit to the Middle East was intended to protect Middle Eastern Christians.
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