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Palestinians won't meet with Pence in Israel, official says

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Pence looks on as Trump signs a proclamation to officially recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Photo: Evan Vucci / AP

The Palestinians will not meet with Vice President Pence during his upcoming visit to the region, AP reports, citing a senior Palestinian official. The rebuke comes in response to Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

The backdrop: Palestinian protestors pledged "three days of rage" and demonstrations over the decision.

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