But Pence, who traveled to South Korea for the Winter Olympics, also said Washington would intensify its "maximum pressure campaign" against Pyongyang until it takes a "meaningful step toward denuclearization".
In addition to recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, United States administration has also cut funding to UN agency assisting Palestinian refugees and threatened to withhold money to Palestinians unless they resume negotiations with Israel.
'In case of an global meeting, we ask that the United States be not the only mediator, but just one of the mediators'.
The status of Jerusalem, which is home to holy religious sites and has particular significance for Muslims, Christians and Jews, has long remained a sensitive topic and one of the core issues in the Israeli-Palestine conflict. Israel has annexed East Jerusalem and declared the entire city as its capital, a move not recognized by the global community.
"I am not necessarily sure that Israel is looking to make peace", he added.
"We are going to see what goes on", Trump told the Israel Hayom daily in an interview released on Sunday.
He said that relations between Israel and Gulf countries, such as Saudi Arabia, are improving.
Abbas has refused any contact with Trump's administration since Washington's decision at the end of previous year. Since President Trump's Jerusalem announcement, we have met with leaders in countries that could help seek new peace - Russia, China, Japan, South Africa and India, alongside members of the European Union. "We don't have to talk about it anymore", Trump told reporters.
Without going into detail, Trump said Israel would have "to be very careful with the settlements".
It has also underscored what Palestinians say constitutes legitimate resistance to Israel's rule, now in its 51st year after Israel captured the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem in 1967.
Wafa quoted the Russian officials as saying that Putin was looking forward to his meeting with the PA president.
Following Trump's statement, Abbas dismissed any future involvement of the United States in the peace process.
The Omani minister will also visit occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank cities of Bethlehem, Hebron and Nablus during his three-day program, he said.