Guatemala likely to announce it will move its embassy to Jerusalem by May

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales, who is meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington on Sunday, is expected to announce that his country will follow in the US' footsteps and move its embassy to Jerusalem by Israel's 70th anniversary.
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Jimmy Morales, the president of Guatemala, is expected to announce on Sunday that his country will follow in the US' footsteps and move its embassy to Jerusalem as soon as May of this year.

Morales, who is meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Washington on Sunday, already stated in December that Guatemala would move its embassy, thus becoming the first country other than the US to make that announcement.

Guatemala was one of nine countries that voted against the UN resolution to reject US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.



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