Guatemala Moves Its Embassy to Jerusalem, PLO Criticizes Action

(Prensa Latina) Following the steps taken this week by the United States, Guatemala carried out today the transfer of its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, an action strongly criticized by the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO).

During the opening ceremony of the embassy, Guatemalan President, Jimmy Morales, considered that after taking this step, Guatemala becomes ‘an example for other countries,’ despite Jerusalem’s recognition as the capital of Israel is rejected by most of the international community for being illegal.

Referring to the actions of the Guatemalan government, Saeb Erekat, secretary general of the PLO Executive Committee, emphasized that in this way ‘the Central American country has chosen to remain on the wrong side of history.’
We are not surprised that a president (Morales) who has opposed to the United

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