The comments were made in Germany during his first foreign trip as VP.
Move seen as potential step towards recognising rebel regions as independent
The vice president cited a "close working relationship" with Trump.
A young girl was pulled alive from rubble after strikes hit the opposition-held Damascus suburb of Tishreen on Feb. 19, according to this video from the Syrian Civil Defense.
The gatherings, which official websites said were the largest in recent years, seemed disproportional to the current threat level, one expert said.
John F. Kelly, the secretary of Homeland Security, said a revised travel ban was coming that would apply to fewer people.
The petition comes as the prime minister of Sweden delivers a message to President Trump, asking him to clarify a recent speech.
The attack occurred hours after the country’s new president, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, announced an offensive against the Shabab militant group.