Embassy Moves to Jerusalem: ‘First a Little, Thence to More’


Aside from the embassies of the U.S. and Guatemala, already in Jerusalem, and that of Kosovo, just about to be, and the two "branches of their embassies in Jerusalem" that now both Hungary and the Czech Republic have established, Equatorial Guinea's president pledged in mid-February to move his country's embassy to Jerusalem. This makes it the second African state to announce such a move; at the end of 2020 Malawi's Foreign Minister, Eisenhower Mkaka, announced that his country would be moving its embassy to Jerusalem by the summer of 2021. At least seven other countries have expressed an interest in moving their embassies. These include Honduras, Paraguay, the Dominican Republic, Brazil, Moldova, Serbia, and Romania.

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