Guatemala opens embassy in Jerusalem, two days after US move

Guatemala opened an embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, two days after the United States made the same move.

A new road sign indicating the way to the new US embassy in Jerusalem is set up on 7 May, 2018. The embassy move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is expected to occur on 14 May. Picture: AFP

JERUSALEM - Guatemala opened an embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, two days after the United States made the same move.

Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attended the embassy’s opening, in an office complex in west Jerusalem.