Guatemala to Move Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

The Central American country is following the lead of the United States in moving its embassy, a move that many fear will threaten the region's stability.

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GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemala’s president announced on Christmas Eve that the Central American country will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, becoming the first nation to follow the lead of U.S. President Donald Trump in ordering the change. Guatemala was one of nine nations that voted with the United States and Israel on Thursday when the U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly adopted a non-binding resolution denouncing Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Trump…

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