JERUSALEM  | Following US lead, Guatemala moves embassy to Jerusalem

16May - by Editor - 0 - In STL.News



JERUSALEM  | Following US lead, Guatemala moves embassy to Jerusalem

JERUSALEM  — Guatemala festively opened its new embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, becoming the second country to do so after the United States.

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales dedicated the embassy just two days after a high-powered American delegation also marked the transfer of its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said it was fitting since Guatemala also followed the U.S. to be the second country to recognize Israel 70 years ago.

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