Guatemala Opens Jerusalem Embassy, Two Days After US

Guatemala Opens Jerusalem Embassy, Two Days After US

Credit:(Photo: screen capture/Times of Israel)

Just two days after the historic US embassy move to Jerusalem, Guatemala opens its embassy in Jerusalem:

“This is the beginning of something extraordinary, or I would say, the re-beginning of something extraordinary, which is the relationship between Guatemala and Israel,” Netanyahu said.

“Yesterday we opened the American embassy in Jerusalem, two days ago, and it’s not a coincidence that Guatemala is opening its embassy in Jerusalem right among the first. You are always among the first, always among the first,” Netanyahu went on, recalling that Guatemala was the second nation, after the US, that recognized the State of Israel in May 1948.

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