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  Kislev 20, 5778 , 08/12/17

White House: Pence still plans to meet Abbas

The White House warned Thursday that canceling a planned meeting between Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas and Vice President Mike Pence in the wake of the U.S. policy shift on Jerusalem would be "counterproductive."

The comments came hours after the PA announced that Pence would not be welcomed during his visit to the region later this month.

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