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South Pacific island of Nauru recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

The South Pacific nation of Nauru becomes the latest country recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s eternal capital, just a few days after Honduras, following the lead of US President Trump, who ‘broke the ice’ standing against the Arab world.

By Itamar Eichner


The tiny Pacific island of Nauru has become the latest country to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, following in the footsteps of a number of countries, with the U.S. at their head.

The declaration came after diplomatic negotiations by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz and the Nauruan embassy in Israel, with the help of the honorary consul of Nauru in Israel, David Ben Basat. Continue Reading »

Israel offers quid pro quo for support at United Nations

Israel gave Nauru, a tiny island nation only 21 square kilometers in the Pacific Ocean, a sewage treatment plant worth $71,997, prior to the UNGA vote on resolution nullifying President Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

By Itamar Eichner


Israel purchased a sewage treatment system for Nauru, a tiny island nation in the Pacific Ocean, only two weeks before the country voted against a UN General Assembly resolution criticizing the US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

The Foreign Ministry’s Tenders Committee approved the purchase of the sewage treatment plant at the cost NIS 250,191 () without a tender. Continue Reading »