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Brazil says it won’t yield to Arab pressure, embassy will move to Jerusalem
Meanwhile, Israeli and Brazilian officials have begun initial discussions to coordinate president-elect Jair Bolsonaro’s visit to Israel soon after he is sworn into office.
Australia prime minister contemplates recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
Scott Morrison is expected to vote against recognizing the Palestinian Authority as the chair of the G77 bloc in the United Nations, in addition to reviewing the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.
Israel to open embassy in Rwanda, deepening African diplomatic partnerships
Ariel Kahana and Israel Hayom Staff
Slated to open in 2019, the new Israeli embassy will be located in the capital of Kigali.
Turkey to open embassy in Paraguay after policy-reversal on Israeli capital
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence called on Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez to reconsider the decision to undo his predecessor’s move.
Israel shutters diplomatic doors in Paraguay after it moves embassy back to Tel Aviv
“Israel views with utmost gravity the extraordinary decision by Paraguay, which will cloud bilateral relations,” the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement on Wednesday.
Canada’s Conservative Party recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, vows to move embassy
The Conservative Party led by Andrew Scheer posted a pledge on its website in February to garner signatures from the public.
Romanian president denounces ‘secret deals with the Jews’ to move its embassy to Jerusalem
He pointed to the “secret memorandum” adopted by other officials last week—namely, head of the Social Democratic Party Livius Dragnea and Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă, who are visiting Israel. He opposes the move, saying he was not informed beforehand.
President of Paraguay to move embassy to Jerusalem
The central South American nation joins the United States, Honduras and Guatemala in committing to the move.
Honduran lawmakers vote to move embassy to Jerusalem
“Israel congratulates the National Congress of Honduras for passing with an overwhelming majority a resolution in favor of opening an Embassy in Jerusalem,” Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon said on Twitter.
Paraguay and Honduras ready ‘in principle’ to move embassies to Jerusalem
According to Israel’s Army Radio, the countries have conditioned their moves on an official visit to their countries by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Czech president announces speeding up of embassy relocation to Jerusalem
Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS
Milos Zeman, sworn in for a second term this week, instructs officials to explore logistical aspects involved in the move.
Trump says embassy will not move to Jerusalem within one year
President Donald Trump said he does not expect the U.S. Embassy in Israel to move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem within a year, contradicting comments made by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday.