Still, he found his way around to talking up the possibility of attacking Venezuela as well.
It said in a statement it rejects "the use of force, or the threat of applying such force, by whatever country against Venezuela".
The coalition, the Democratic Unity Roundtable, did not mention Trump's name, but its message was clear. More than 120 people have died in anti-government protests since April. "We have many options for Venezuela, including a possible military option if necessary".
Mr. Padrino did not indicate how Venezuela would officially respond to the comments by Mr. Trump, who said, "Venezuela is not very far away, and the people are suffering, and they're dying".
- Vicente Fox Quesada (@VicenteFoxQue) August 12, 2017In remarks to reporters at his New Jersey golf club Friday, Trump said he wouldn't rule out a "possible military option" in Venezuela.
But after Trump's comment - which USA military commanders said had not been followed by any orders to prepare any sort of operation - Pence was faced with unified rejection of forceful U.S. intervention.
In Colombia, Pence is also expected to highlight trade, business investment and other ties between the nations, including USA support for the country's efforts to implement its peace deal with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
The U.S. probably will seek assurances that Colombia is taking seriously a surging coca production that's been blamed partially on Santos' decision in 2015 to stop using crop-destroying herbicides.
The Trump administration has been putting pressure on Colombia to curb the flow of drugs into the USA, and Colombia has stepping up its forced eradication program and increased seizures of cocaine.