Paraguay’s outgoing President Horacio Cartes fulfills promise to move his country’s embassy to Jerusalem before leaving office, with it’s official opening on Tuesday, following decisions of the U.S. and Guatemala.
– President-elect Mario Abdo Benitez said he wasn’t consulted on the subject.
By Associated Press
Government spokesman Mariano Mercado said Cartes will leave for the trip to Israel on Saturday.The decision to move the embassy to Jerusalem has been controversial in Paraguay.
Last month, Cartes announced his intentions to move the Paraguay embassy from Herzliya to Jerusalem before the end of his government’s term on August 15. Continue Reading »