Old City Walls Illuminated With Guatemalan Flags Ahead Of Embassy Move


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In advance of the return of the Embassy of Guatemala to Jerusalem, the city has illuminated the Old City walls with flags of Guatemala, Israel, and the US and a message thanking President Jimmy Morales Cabrera of Guatemala.

Jerusalem Mayor Barkat released a statement saying:

“Guatemalan Embassy, welcome home! Ahead of the inauguration of the embassy, we have illuminated the walls of the Old City with the flags of Guatemala and Israel. I thank President Jimmy Morales Cabrera of Guatemala for his courageous decision and am honored that we will be opening the embassy in the capital of Israel tomorrow.

I call upon other countries to join the United States and Guatemala – do the right thing and bring your embassies to the Jerusalem, our eternal capital!”

(YWN – Israel Desk, Jerusalem)