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)