Hungary to open office with ‘diplomatic status’ in Jerusalem

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Hungary will open a trade office in Jerusalem that will have official “diplomatic status,” the country’s prime minister announced Tuesday during a short visit to Israel. “I just informed the prime minister that the Hungarian government decided that we will open up a trade representation here, which will have a diplomatic status, so we will … Read More

Czech leaders endorse Israeli embassy move to Jerusalem

Czech leaders endorse Israeli embassy move to Jerusalem

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Czech leaders on Wednesday endorsed moving the country’s embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, following a similar move by the US administration earlier this year. In a joint statement, the Czech president, prime minister, parliament speaker and the foreign and defense ministers said the opening of a “Czech House” there in November would … Read More

Paraguay to open Jerusalem embassy next week

Friday, May 18, 2018

Paraguay’s government said Thursday that President Horacio Cartes will open the country’s new embassy to Israel in Jerusalem next week, following similar steps by the United States and Guatemala. Government spokesman Mariano Mercado said Cartes will leave his country en route to Israel on Saturday. While Mercado said the opening would be on Tuesday, Prime … Read More


Guatemala set to open Jerusalem embassy, days after US

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Guatemala was set to open its embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning, two days after the US moved its mission to the capital. The 10 a.m. dedication of the Jerusalem embassy will be attended by the Central American country’s president, Jimmy Morales, and foreign minister, Sandra Jovel, as well as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Netanyahu … Read More

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New US policy toward Jerusalem will advance peace in the region

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Jerusalem has been the epicenter of the Jewish faith for more than 3,000 years, and the holy city has been the capital of the modern state of Israel for 70 years. By recognizing Jerusalem’s status and moving the U.S. Embassy there, President Trump has acknowledged these simple facts. The new American policy concerning Jerusalem constitutes … Read More

Trump to deliver video address at Jerusalem embassy opening

Friday, May 11, 2018

WASHINGTON —  US President Donald Trump will deliver a video address for the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem next week, a senior administration official told reporters Friday morning. Over the last several weeks, Trump had been toying with flying to Israel for the second time in his presidency to attend the ribbon-cutting … Read More

Paraguay becomes third country to plan embassy move to Jerusalem

Monday, May 7, 2018

Paraguay is set to become the third country, after the US and Guatemala, to transfer its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Israel said Monday. Foreign Ministry spokesperson Emmanuel Nahshon said Paraguay President Horacio Cartes will travel to Israel later this month to open the country’s new embassy in the capital. Cartes’s trip was scheduled … Read More

U.S. Embassy road signs go up in Jerusalem

Monday, May 7, 2018

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – U.S. Embassy road signs went up in Jerusalem on Monday ahead of next week’s opening of the mission in accordance with President Donald Trump’s recognition of the city as Israel’s capital. Trump says he is making good on U.S. legislation and presidential pledges dating back decades. Other world powers have not done … Read More

New US Embassy building in Jerusalem unveiled

Monday, May 7, 2018

While the new American Embassy in Jerusalem is expected to be inaugurated next week, the road to the diplomatic mission actually beginning operations is still a ways off. The current move, then, is mostly symbolic, including a changing of a sign and the move of the ambassador and his secretary, and possibly a visit from … Read More

Embassy Moves

Guatemala starts moving its embassy to Jerusalem

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Guatemala on Wednesday started to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, transferring furniture and other equipment into a yet-unfinished office in the capital’s Malha Technology Park. Earlier this week, the Guatemalan flag was raised outside the building. “I was moved to see the flag of Guatemala waving in Jerusalem in advance of the … Read More