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News Digest: Transfer of Embassies to Jerusalem

“The Guatemalan flag was raised over its new embassy building in Jerusalem [1]. There will be an opening ceremony for the new, transferred [Guatemalan] embassy on May 16 2018, two days after the American embassy is scheduled to be transferred to Jerusalem.”

– Jerusalem First
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“Trump: I may attend the opening of U.S. embassy in Jerusalem

U.S. president, Donald Trump said on Tuesday [May 1 2018] that he may travel to Jerusalem this month to attend the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, after its relocation from Tel Aviv.
The President’s statements were made from the White House, but his policies are in sharp contrast with the international community. The international community has refused to accept United States’ decision in December to recognize occupied Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.”

– Palestine Today
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0202 Editor’s Note:
[1] Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales first announced the country’s decision to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem in December, shortly after President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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