Honduras, Paraguay ‘ready in principle’ to move embassies to Jerusalem

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Two more Latin American nations may soon relocate their embassies to Jerusalem, Army Radio reported, citing a ‘senior Israeli diplomatic source.’

Honduras and Paraguay said they are both ready ‘in principle’ to proceed with the move on the condition that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu makes an official visit to each of their countries. These comments followed Guatemala’s announcement that it would make the move after the United States’ December 6 decision to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem later this year.

Last week, Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales announced during the annual conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington, DC that his country’s embassy would move to Jerusalem on May 16, two days after the United States moves its own.

In December, about two weeks after US President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and said that he has instructed the State Department to begin planning the embassy move, Morales stated that he would do the same…”

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