"We are not there yet remain problems to be solved", - said Pence to reporters on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas, held in Lima, capital of Peru, and collected leaders of the Western hemisphere.
Vice President Mike Pence, attending an worldwide summit on Saturday, said he backs President Trump's assertion earlier in the day that the USA -led airstrikes this weekend in Syria resulted in "mission accomplished".
LIMA, Peru-Canada and the USA stood shoulder-to-shoulder on Saturday as they condemned the Syrian government's alleged use of chemical weapons on civilians and sounded a positive note about the ongoing North American free trade talks.
The US and its allies France and Britain launched air strikes, targeting sites associated with Syria's chemical weapons capabilities. Trump wondered aloud about Pence's decision, according to two sources briefed on the President's private conversations.More news: Feds Seized Recordings From Michael Cohen
In condemning the US-led attack, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad insisted on Saturday that the missile strikes would only strengthen his nation's resolve to keep its fight against Western-backed terror groups and "crush terrorism in every inch of the nation".
"President Trump knows that a stable and orderly space environment is critical to the strength of our economy and resilience of our national security systems", Pence told a crowd of space and military officials here at the 34th Space Symposium. But when Trump got wind of the agreement, he became furious.
The vice president also said that the topic of funding for U.S. President Donald Trump's proposed wall on the U.S. border with Mexico did not come up in Pence's meeting with Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto.