Skip to comments.Honduras to move its Israel embassy to Jerusalem by end of year
Posted on 09/22/2020 12:49:24 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
Honduras hopes to relocate its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem before the end of the year, putting an end to its policy of neutrality - a move likely to further anger the Palestinians.
"I have just talked to Prime Minister Netanyahu to strengthen our strategic alliance, we spoke to arrange the opening of the embassies in Tegucigalpa and Jerusalem, respectively," Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernandez posted on Twitter on Sunday.
"We hope to take this historic step before the end of the year, as long as the pandemic allows it."
Netanyahu said the intention was to open and inaugurate the embassies before the end of the year. Israel currently has no embassy in Honduras but opened a diplomatic office there last month...
Hernandez opened a commercial office in Jerusalem in September 2019 as an extension of the Honduran embassy in Tel Aviv.
"Honduras recognises Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and we are confident that this recognition will be of great blessing and mutual benefit," Hernandez said last month.
Honduras has the second-largest population of Palestinians in Latin America, after Chile...
Only two countries - the United States and Guatemala - have established embassies to Israel in Jerusalem.
The Honduran statement followed announcements by US President Donald Trump and Netanyahu this month who said Kosovo and Serbia would also open embassies in Jerusalem.
(Excerpt) Read more at aljazeera.com ...
Subtitle: President Juan Hernandez also announces that Israel will open a diplomatic office in Honduran capital, Tegucigalpa.
Hernandez opened a commercial office in Jerusalem in September 2019 as an extension of the Honduran embassy in Tel Aviv [File: Debbie Hill/Pool/Reuters]
Wait until they claim credit.
I suppose for Israeli staff it's a little safer in Teguciagalpa than San Pedro Sula.
Imagine the world with another four years of Trump. He’d remake the world in a good way. I hope there’s someone for 2024 that can basically be Trump’s third and maybe even fourth term.
More to come... Trump's got this one.
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Arab Accords: Bahrain Foils Iranian-Backed Terrorist Attacks
Less than a week after the signing of the Israel-Arab peace accords, the Arab Gulf country of Bahrain has reported a foiled Iranian terrorist plot against diplomats and foreign nationals on its soil.
Several suspects have been rounded up for planning a terrorist attack backed by Irans Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Iranian regimes military and foreign terrorist arm, Reuters reported citing Bahrains Interior Ministry
The news of the foiled terrorist attack comes amid a series of Iranian threats against Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for endorsing President Donald Trump-brokered peace agreements with Israel. Bahrain, along with the UAE, signed the Abraham Accords at the White House on September 15, establishing diplomatic and commercial relations with the State of Israel.
Besides foreign diplomats and civilians, the Iranian terrorists might also have had Bahrain-based U.S. servicemen in their crosshairs, news reports suggest. Bahrain is home to the U.S. Navys Fifth Fleet.
Since Soleimani experienced the Ron Popeil Jihadist Processor, the Iranian Reactionary Goofy Clowns have lost something. Kinda sad to watch. ;^)
It's a lock, IMHO.
Sorry. Turkey just claimed it.
Trump leads the way! Liberal heads exploding some more!
They must have been bananas not to have it in Jerusalem in the first place.
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